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Do i have to remove the gas tank in order to change fuel pump on my 02 jeep cherokee laraedo? the problem we are having is when we start the jeep the car turns on but dies. we think it might be either the filter or the fuel pump. please help us solve the problem.

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First i would change the fuel filter,then the fuel pressure regulator,then if that doesnt work the fuel pump last and yes you have too drop the tank too change it!!!!

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