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I pulled the tank straps in my 96 t-10 blazer and the tank will not come down, why?

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Depending on how rusted your Blazer is. You either remove the bolts from the straps or cut the straps off and replace both. Get a 2x4 and place of lift jack. The tanks should be about empty or a pain to lift. Lift the jack up to take some of the weight off the tank. Try to unbolt straps. If no luck. Get out a hand power grinder. Start cutting. That's about the only way I know. We removed my son's fuel tank off a 1988 GMC pickup last Sunday. Everything was rusted BAD The straps had to be cut. We didn't have any replacements. So we used 3 ATV orange racket straps. Worked fine so far.

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the gas tank will be needed to be dropped to gain access to the top of the tank to remove the sender with the attaching fuel pump on it. basicly you disconnect all lines first then the tank straps. the tank will be lighter if no fuel is in it too

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Where can i find the hold down mount that hold down the straps on my gas tank. there are two straps that hold down my gas tank then there is a mount that holds down the straps. i went to the parts store i...


i really don't understand please clarify. but there on the frame are two pyramid holes that is where the straps hold on to if that is what you are looking for. just check on the drivers rear right next to the gastank and you will see what i am talking about. to insert them you must wiggle then in.

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Park the vehicle in a place where you’ll have plenty of room to work. If you have access to a lift, that would be great.
Relieve any fuel pressure by removing the fuel cap. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Pre soaking any required bolts/nuts with WD-40 prior to the job will help also. There are 3 lines and 2 electrical connectors to be removed from the fuel pump, and the filler and vent hoses that need to be removed from the back of the tank. There was also a small hose on the front part of the tank that needs to be removed, but we didn’t see it until we actually started lowering the tank. Just remember where everything hooks back up. Label the lines, if needed take picture with your cell phone.

Start by removing the skid plate, Once the skid plate is off, you’ll have access to the straps that hold the fuel tank on. The forward ******** the Blazer will pretty be rusted and not very stout. It's basically formed as a strap that ended in a threaded bolt and in most will end up breaking trying to remove it. Supported the tank with a floor jack with a transmission removal assembly on it.

You easily fixed the broken strap problem by welding a bolt to the strap. Once all the straps were loose, lower the tank just enough to get better access to the lines and connectors leading to the fuel pump. There is not much room to get in there on a Blazer. 
Once the tank is off, it’s a good time to look around in that area to see if there are any other problems that may need to be addressed.

If you are going to replace the fuel pump here's how to do it. Before removing the fuel pump, be sure to clean off all the junk that has collected around it. 
Replacing the float and sending unit is fairly simple. Just pay attention to how the old parts are removed, and install the new parts in reverse order. Be sure to get the wiring routed correctly and install the new seal that comes with the kit. The sock filter on the bottom of the pump was just a little bit clogged, so we made a trip to the auto parts store to get a new one. Luckily they had one that would match up. 
While we had the tank off, siphoned what fuel was in there and cleaned out the tank really well. 

The installation is basically just a reverse of the removal. Be prepared to take quite a bit of time for this project. It took much longer that I expected. Somewhere around 6-7 hours, but that’s including several little problems, getting propane for BBQ lunch, and making a trip to the parts store for a new sock filter for the bottom of the pump. And Mom and dad showing up.

Good luck and hope this help

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