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Fuel Tank Top Removal

What tool can I use to remove the round access top on the fuel tank? I have a bad sending unit and need to get to it.

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In most cases you tap the ears on the ring with a flat bladed screwdriver and a medium size hammer.

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Send me your e-mail; I will send you a .pdf out of the shop manual. Glad to help.

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sounds like return fuel line from engine has a leak at tank.look for smaller of to metal lines in front of tank and trace hose to top of tank fairly easy to replace.

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The fuel pump access plate is behind the dash on the top of the tunnel just underneath the radio. If you are not knowledgeable about working around fuel I suggest you allow someone else to have the honor of replacing it.
Quotes will vary from shop to shop. Mine is $200 + Pump. Some more, some less... However; it may not be the pump as it could easily be a bad relay or a bad distributor. "both of which handle the power signal for the fuel pump" Let a shop look at it before you get into replacing things.

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SOURCE: AIR LEAK IN TOYOTA COROLLA FUEL TANK

you'r EVAP system is not purging the system . I suspect it is your charcoal canister located in the left side of the engine compartment located near the master cylinder its a piece of cake to change it just slides up after you diconect the lines .

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SOURCE: Fuel leaks from filler pipe to gas tank

You don't need to replace the gas tank, the filler pipe is connected to a rubber hose which connects to the tank with clamps at each end.

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    With the access cover removed, you'll see the fuel tank sending unit right there on top. It will have a wiring harness plugged into the top (this tells your gas gauge how much fuel is in the tank). Unplug the wiring harness and move it safely to the side. If your fuel tank sending unit is screwed or bolted in place, remove the screws or bolts. Some sending units are a "twist-lock" type. They work like the old twist-lock gas caps. You'll see a few notches along the outer ring of the sending unit. Place the tip of a sturdy flat head screwdriver in the notch and gently tap it counter-clockwise. The sending unit will rotate until it's loose. (the picture above shows the fuel tank out of the car to illustrate the fuel tank sending unit's location). Now you can remove the fuel tank sending unit in one piece. Attached to it is a long rod with a float at the end, so you might have to try a couple of different angles to get it out. As usual, installation is the reverse of removal. Don't forget to plug the new sender in or it won't send you anything!

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Where's my fuel filter on a Honda accord 2001


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Fuel pump replacement


Fuel Pump - Multi-Port Fuel Injection models REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 1984-95 Models Fig. 1: Loosen the hose clamps and tag the fuel hoses before disconnecting them . . . 91075p07.jpg
Fig. 2: . . . then detach the hoses from the fuel pump module/sending unit 91075p06.jpg
Fig. 3: Disengage the fuel pump module/sending unit wiring harness connector 91075p05.jpg
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the fuel tank filler cap.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure as outlined in this section.
  4. Drain the fuel from the fuel tank.
  5. Raise and support the rear end on jackstands.
  6. Remove the fuel inlet and outlet hoses from the sending unit. Be ready to catch any spilled fuel.
  7. Disengage the sending unit wires. Fig. 4: The fuel pump module/sending unit retaining ring must be rotated counterclockwise for removal 91075p01.jpg

  8. Using a brass punch and hammer, remove the sending unit retaining lockring by tapping it counterclockwise. Fig. 5: Carefully pull the fuel pump module/sending unit out of the fuel tank - step shown with the fuel tank mounted on the vehicle 91075p03.jpg
    Fig. 6: Remove and discard the fuel pump module O-ring gasket 91075p02.jpg

  9. Remove the sending unit, which incorporates the electric fuel pump, along with the O-ring seal from the fuel tank. Discard the O-ring.
  10. Remove and discard the pump inlet filter.
  11. Disengage the fuel pump terminal wires.
  12. Remove the pump outlet hose and clamp.
  13. Unfasten the pump top mounting bracket nut and remove the pump. To install:
  14. Install a new inlet filter on the pump. Fig. 7: This is the proper positioning of the fuel pump module assembly inside the fuel tank 86745g55.gif

  15. Assemble the pump and bracket. Connect the hose and wiring.
  16. Install the unit and new O-ring in the tank. The rubber stopper on the end of the fuel return tube must be inserted into the cup in the fuel tank reservoir.
  17. Install the lockring. Carefully tap it into place until it seats against the stop on the tank.
  18. Connect the hoses.
  19. Engage the wiring.
  20. Lower the vehicle, fill the tank, run the engine and check for leaks.
1996-98 Models Fig. 8: Fuel pump module location - 1996 model shown 86745g52.gif
  1. Drain and remove the fuel tank as outlined in this section.
  2. Using tool 6856 or its equivalent, remove the module locknut which is threaded onto the fuel tank. The module will spring up when the nut is removed.
  3. Remove the module. To install:
  4. Install a new gasket and place the module into the opening in the fuel tank.
  5. Position a new locknut on top of the module and tighten the nut using tool 6856 or its equivalent to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  6. Install the fuel tank as outlined in this section. Fig. 9: Locknut removal using tool 6856 or its equivalent 86745g56.gif
    Fig. 10: Install a new gasket on the fuel tank opening 86745g57.gif
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I JUST WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHERE A FUELPUMP IS LOCATED ON MY 1999 GMC JIMMY TO SEE IF I CAN REPLACE IT ON MY OWN. THANK YOU!


it's inside the tank. Please let me know if you have more questions.


FUEL TANK REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Except With Shield Package

  1. Properly drain the fuel tank, then disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If not done already, raise and support the rear of the truck safely using jackstands.
  3. If equipped on late-model vehicles, loosen and remove the tank plastic shield.
  4. Loosen the retaining clamp and disconnect the tank filler hose from the tank neck.

If fuel and vapor hoses or pump/sending unit wiring can be accessed at this time, they may be tagged and disconnected. If not, wait for the retaining straps to be loosened and lower the tank slightly for access.
  1. Tag and disconnect and accessible wiring or hoses from the top of the fuel tank.
  2. Have and assistant support the fuel tank, then remove the fuel tank-to-vehicle straps and, if equipped, the isolation strips. If no assistant is available, position a floor jack to support the tank while the straps are removed.
  3. Lower the tank slightly, then remove the sending unit or sending unit/pump wires, hoses and ground strap. Be sure to label all connections to ease installation.
  4. Carefully lower the fuel tank from the vehicle and store in a safe place.


Equipped With Shield Package
  1. Properly drain the fuel tank, then disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and support the rear of the truck safely using jackstands.
  3. Remove the shield forward support and bracket.
  4. While supporting the shield and tank assembly with the help of both an assistant and a floor jack, remove the remaining bolts holding the assembly to the frame, then lower it sufficiently for access to the hoses and wires.
  5. Tag and disengage the hoses and wires from the sending unit assembly.
  6. Carefully lower the fuel tank and shield from the vehicle, then if necessary for service or replacement, separate the tank from the shield.


FUEL PUMP REMOVAL & INSTALLATION See Figures 5, 6 and 7

  1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2. Connect the negative battery cable.

Be sure to keep a Class B (dry chemical) fire extinguisher nearby.


CAUTION Due to the possibility of fire or explosion, never drain or store gasoline in an open container.

  1. Drain the fuel tank, then remove it from the vehicle. Refer to the procedure found later in this section for details.
  2. Using the GM fuel gauge sending unit retaining cam tool No. J-24187, J-36608 (or equivalent) or a brass drift and a hammer, remove the cam locking ring (fuel sending unit) by twisting counterclockwise. With the locking ring released, carefully lift the sending unit from the fuel tank.
  3. Remove the fuel pump from the fuel sending unit, by performing the following procedures:
    1. Pull the fuel pump up into the mounting tube, while pulling outward (away) from the bottom support.


When removing the fuel pump from the sending unit, be careful not to damage the rubber insulator and the strainer.
    1. When the pump assembly is clear of the bottom support, pull it out of the rubber connector.


To install:
  1. Inspect the fuel pump hose and bottom sound insulator for signs of deterioration, then replace, as necessary.
  2. Push the fuel pump onto the sending tube.
  3. Using a new sending unit-to-fuel tank O-ring, carefully lower the sending unit/fuel pump assembly into the fuel tank.

When installing the sending unit, be careful not to fold or twist the fuel strainer or it may restrict the fuel flow.
  1. Secure the sending unit by turning or driving the lockring clockwise and into position under the tabs.
  2. Install the fuel tank assembly to the vehicle.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper pump operation.

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Fig. Fig. 5: A special tool is usually available to remove or install the fuel pump locking cam


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Fig. Fig. 6: A brass drift and a hammer can be used to loosen the fuel pump locking cam



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Fig. Fig. 7: Once the locking cam is released it can be removed to free the fuel pump

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Where is the fuel pump located and what does it look like (Mazda 94 Proceed)


I believe this is same truck as Ranger

Pump is in tank

Removal
NOTE: On some vehicles, fuel gauge sending unit is not available separately. On those vehicles, to replace sending unit, replace entire fuel pump .
  1. Remove fuel tank as described in this section.
Removal and Installation
NOTE: Make sure fuel tank is properly supported during removal and installation procedures.
  1. Drain fuel from fuel tank .
  1. Loosen fill pipe clamp.
  1. Remove bolts securing shield and bracket assembly to frame (5005) and remove assembly from vehicle.
  1. Remove fuel tank filler pipe from vehicle.
  1. Support fuel tank .
  1. Remove bolts and nuts from rear fuel tank support strap and remove rear fuel tank support strap .
  1. Remove bolt and nut from front fuel tank support strap and remove front fuel tank support strap .
  1. Lower fuel tank .
  1. Remove fuel feed hose at sender push connector.
  1. Remove fuel return hose at sender unit push connector.
  1. Disconnect sender and fuel pump electrical connector.
  1. Remove fuel vapor hose from fuel vapor valve .
  1. Lower fuel tank from vehicle
  1. Remove fuel tank to bench. Remove any dirt that has accumulated around the fuel pump attaching flange so that it will not enter the fuel tank during fuel pump removal.
  1. Turn the fuel tank sending unit locking retainer ring (9A307) counterclockwise with the Fuel Tank Lock Ring Wrench Tool T90T-9275-A or T86T-9275-A and remove fuel tank sending unit locking retainer ring .
  1. Remove the fuel pump and sender assembly.
  1. Remove fuel pump mounting gasket (9417) and discard.
  1. If necessary, disconnect spade connector and remove two screws and fuel gauge sending unit.

Jun 25, 2009 | 1994 Mazda 2WD B Series Pickup

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2002 Grand Prix Sending Unit


the fuel sending unit is located on the top of the fuel tank, On the grand prix you will have to drop the tank down (remove the tank straps) and the remove the ring that holds the unit in and then you can just pull the unit right out of the tank. You then place the new unit in and the installation is the reverse of removal

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87 ford bronco fuel gauge problems


The problem is most likly the sending unit in the fuel tank but check the float. drain tank, there are two bolt in the straps on the fuel tank lossen enuf to lower tank to get to top to unplug wires and fuel lines once tank is on the ground thee is a ring on the top of tank holding the pump and sending unit in tap ring around with a screw driver to lossen once you have that off just pull unit out of tank and follow directions that come with sending unit. reverse removal procedure. good luck.

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1999 jeep cherokee do you have to remove the fuel pump to replace


The combination Fuel Filter/Fuel Pressure Regulator is located on the fuel pump module. The fuel pump module is located on top of fuel tank.

The filter/regulator may be removed without removing fuel pump module although fuel tank must be removed.

REMOVAL
  1. Remove fuel tank. Refer to Fuel Tank Removal/Installation.
  2. Clean area around filter/regulator.
  3. Disconnect fuel line at filter/regulator. Refer to Quick-Connect Fittings for procedures.
  4. Remove retainer clamp from top of filter/regulator. Clamp snaps to tabs on pump module. Discard old clamp.
  5. Pry filter/regulator from top of pump module with 2 screwdrivers. Unit is snapped into module
  6. Discard gasket below filter/regulator.
    1. Before discarding filter/regulator assembly, inspect assembly to verify that O-rings are intact. If the smallest of the two O-rings can not be found on bottom of filter/regulator, it may be necessary to remove it from the fuel inlet passage in fuel pump module.
    INSTALLATION
    1. Clean recessed area in pump module where filter/regulator is to be installed.
    2. Obtain new filter/regulator (two new O-rings should already be installed)
    3. Apply a small amount of clean engine oil to O-rings. Do not install O-rings separately into fuel pump module. They will be damaged when installing filter/regulator.
    4. Install new gasket to top of fuel pump module.
    5. Press new filter/regulator into top of pump module until it snaps into position (a positive click must be heard or felt).
    6. The arrow molded into top of fuel pump module should be pointed towards front of vehicle (12 O'clock position).
    7. Rotate filter/regulator until fuel supply tube (fitting) is pointed towards front of vehicle (12 O'clock position).
    8. Install new retainer clamp (clamp snaps over top of filter/regulator and locks to flanges on pump module).
    9. Connect fuel line at filter/regulator. Refer to Quick-Connect Fittings for procedures.
    10. Install fuel tank. Refer to Fuel Tank Removal/Installation.
WARNING: THE FUEL SYSTEM IS UNDER CONSTANT FUEL PRESSURE EVEN WITH THE ENGINE OFF. THIS PRESSURE MUST BE RELEASED BEFORE SERVICING FUEL TANK .

Two different procedures may be used to drain fuel tank (lowering tank or using DRB scan tool).

The quickest draining procedure involves lowering the fuel tank.

As an alternative procedure, the electric fuel pump may be activated allowing tank to be drained at fuel rail connection. Refer to DRB scan tool for fuel pump activation procedures. Before disconnecting fuel line at fuel rail, release fuel pressure. Refer to the Fuel System Pressure Release Procedure for procedures. Attach end of special test hose tool number 6541, 6539, 6631 or 6923 at fuel rail disconnection (tool number will depend on model and/or engine application). Position opposite end of this hose tool to an approved gasoline draining station. Activate fuel pump and drain tank until empty.

If electric fuel pump is not operating, tank must be lowered for fuel draining. Refer to following procedures.

FUEL TANK REMOVAL
  1. Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  2. Release fuel system pressure. Refer to the Fuel System Pressure Release.
  3. Raise and support vehicle.
  4. If Equipped: Remove fuel tank skid plate.
  5. Remove 4 fuel hose shield mounting bolts and remove fuel hose shield from body.
    1. Remove fuel tank fill hose and vent hose clamps at fuel tank filler tube. Remove both hoses at fuel filler tube.
    2. Remove exhaust tailpipe heat shield mounting bolts and remove shield. CAUTION: To protect fuel tank from exhaust heat, this shield must reinstalled after tank installation.
    3. Place a hydraulic jack to bottom of fuel tank. WARNING: PLACE A SHOP TOWEL AROUND FUEL LINES TO CATCH ANY EXCESS FUEL .
      1. Disconnect fuel supply line from fuel extension line near front of fuel tank. Refer to Fuel Tubes/Lines/Hoses and Clamps. Also refer to Quick-Connect Fittings for procedures.
      2. Disconnect EVAP canister vent line near front of tank.
      3. Disconnect fuel pump module electrical connector (pigtail harness) near front of tank. Harness connector is clipped to body.
        1. Remove two fuel tank strap nuts. Position both tank support straps away from tank.
        2. Carefully lower right side of tank while feeding both fuel hoses through access hole in body. Fuel Tank Full And Not Drained Using DRB Scan Tool: To prevent fuel loss through hoses, keep left side of tank higher than right side while lowering. Do not allow hose openings to drop lower than top of tank.
        3. Continue lowering tank until clear of vehicle. Place tank on floor with left side (hose side) higher than right side
          1. Drain tank by removing fuel fill hose at tank. Fuel fill hose is largest of 2 hoses. Insert the drain hose (from an approved gasoline draining station) into hose opening. Drain tank until empty.
          2. If fuel pump module removal is necessary, refer to Fuel Pump Module Removal/installation for procedures.
          INSTALLATION
          1. If fuel pump module is being installed, refer to Fuel Pump Module Removal/installation for procedures.
          2. Install fuel fill/vent hoses to tank fittings. To prevent hose from kinking, rotate each hose until index mark on hose is aligned to index tang on fuel tank.
          3. Install hose clamps to hoses. Position clamps between index marks on each hose.
          4. Position fuel tank to hydraulic jack.
          5. Raise tank into position while guiding fuel fill and vent hoses into and through access hole in body.
          6. Continue raising tank until positioned to body.
          7. Attach two fuel tank mounting straps and mounting nuts. Tighten nuts to 10 Nm (90 in. lbs.) torque. Do not over tighten nuts.
          8. Install both fuel hoses to fuel fill tube. Tighten both retaining clamps.
          9. Position fuel hose shield to body. Install and tighten 4 mounting bolts.
          10. Connect fuel pump module pigtail harness electrical connector near front of tank.
          11. Connect fuel pump module supply line near front of tank. Refer to Quick-Connect Fittings for procedures.
          12. Connect EVAP hose near front of tank.
          13. Install exhaust tailpipe heat shield.
          1. Install fuel tank skid plate (if equipped).
          1. Lower vehicle and connect battery cable to battery.

Feb 08, 2009 | 1999 Jeep Cherokee

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Fuel pump 1998 olds bravada


  1. Properly drain the fuel tank, then disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If not done already, raise and support the rear of the truck safely using jackstands.
  3. If equipped on late-model vehicles, loosen and remove the tank plastic shield.
  4. Loosen the retaining clamp and disconnect the tank filler hose from the tank neck.
If fuel and vapor hoses or pump/sending unit wiring can be accessed at this time, they may be tagged and disconnected. If not, wait for the retaining straps to be loosened and lower the tank slightly for access.
  1. Tag and disconnect and accessible wiring or hoses from the top of the fuel tank.
  2. Have and assistant support the fuel tank, then remove the fuel tank-to-vehicle straps and, if equipped, the isolation strips. If no assistant is available, position a floor jack to support the tank while the straps are removed.
  3. Lower the tank slightly, then remove the sending unit or sending unit/pump wires, hoses and ground strap. Be sure to label all connections to ease installation.
  4. Carefully lower the fuel tank from the vehicle and store in a safe place.
To install:
  1. Raise the tank partially into position in the vehicle. If you are working without an assistant, you may wish to loosely install one of the retaining straps and use a floor jack to support the tank at an angle so there is access to the sending unit or sending unit/pump assembly (as applicable).
  2. Connect the fuel/vapor hoses and wiring to the top of the fuel tank, as tagged during removal.
  3. Carefully raise the fuel tank so it is fully into position and loosely secure the retaining straps. Make sure the wires and hoses are not pinched or damaged when raising the tank. Also, be sure that the isolation strips (if used) are positioned between the retaining straps and the fuel tank.
  4. It may be easier to connect the fuel filler hose to the tank neck at this time. If desired, connect the hose and secure the clamp.
  5. Tighten the fuel tank retaining strap fasteners to specification. Tighten the strap nuts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  6. If not done earlier, connect the tank filler hose to the tank neck and secure using the clamp.
  7. If equipped, install and secure the tank plastic shield.
  8. Remove the jackstands and carefully lower the rear of the truck.
  9. Refill the fuel tank and install the filler cap, then check for leaks.
  10. Connect the negative battery cable.
Equipped With Shield Package
  1. Properly drain the fuel tank, then disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and support the rear of the truck safely using jackstands.
  3. Remove the shield forward support and bracket.
  4. While supporting the shield and tank assembly with the help of both an assistant and a floor jack, remove the remaining bolts holding the assembly to the frame, then lower it sufficiently for access to the hoses and wires.
  5. Tag and disengage the hoses and wires from the sending unit assembly.
  6. Carefully lower the fuel tank and shield from the vehicle, then if necessary for service or replacement, separate the tank from the shield.
To install:
  1. If separated, install the tank to the shield.
  2. Carefully raise the tank and shield assembly partially into position with the help of an assistant and a floor jack.
  3. Connect the wiring and hoses to the sending unit assembly, as tagged during removal.
  4. Raise the tank and shield assembly fully into position, then secure to the frame using the lower retaining bolts.
  5. Install the shield forward support bracket.
  6. Remove the jackstands and carefully lower the rear of the truck.
  7. Refill the fuel tank and install the filler cap, then check for leaks.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable.
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