Re: where is the panel for the fuel sending unit in back...
Yes that is correct petrol or diesel fold rear seats forward and undo the carpets, it is a black plastic cover with 6 screws holding it in place (sender is attached to the fuel pump to which the above access plate reveals), once this is removed you will see a notched retaining ring , there is a special landrover tool for this but can be slackened anti clockwise with a broad flat blade screwdriver a tapping with a small hammer taking care not to damage the ring , the sender is attached to the pump assembly and has 2 wires going to it, You haven't mentioned if you car is L series engine (Rover) or a Td4 (BMW) if you need to remove a fuel line etc the system will need re primed if it is an 'L' series engine priming pump is under bonnet front l/h/s attached to the fuel filter, if it is a Td4 this is self priming after reassembly. Hope this helps.
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Re: where is the panel for the fuel sending unit in back...
Yes, remove back seat, it is under the passenger side, just pull back the carpet. It is a circular cover held on by 6 screws. Be sure to disconnect your negative battery cable before performing any work on the fuel pump/ sending unit assembly.
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You remove the rear seat and carpet to show the access panel then remove the fuel pump and filter. Usually all you have to pull is the rear seat not the back part of the seat. The only fuel filter for the vehicle is in tank unfortunately.
Yes, under the rear seat bottom on a sedan or behind the rear seat back on the panel under the carpet on the cargo area, right behind the seat back, screws hold the panel on, fuel pump right below it, easy to replace...I just did mine,1998 Legacy Wagon.
It is in the tank, Lower rear seat raise the carpet behind the rear seat panel that moves with seat and you will see a panel covering the tank sending unit. Unscrew and pull sending unit out. Another filter may be inline on passenger side rear that MB has a filter and line kit upgrade.
You probably have a bad float switch which is located inside the fuel tank. There is also the possibility that the gauge itself is bad, but more likely the float switch. Replacing them usually means dropping the fuel tank, but some cars have an access panel under the carpet and beneath the back seat. Not sure about your particular vehicle. Hope this helped.
Tilt the rear seat forward and remove or fold back the trunk compartment carpet over the right-hand wheel well panel.
Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connections.
NOTE: Take note of the color markings on the hoses; colored tape should identify hose locations on the pump.
Detach the quick-connect couplers for the fuel delivery and return hoses.
Remove the pump unit by unscrewing the retaining nut using tool 999-5485 or equivalent.
Lift the pump out carefully and remove the rubber seal. When lifting the pump out, do not grab the connections with pliers or any other sharp tools that might cause damage and result in fuel leakage.
To install:WARNING Install the retaining nut while the pump is removed, otherwise the tank connection may swell and the nut will be difficult to install.
Install a new dry seal, making sure that it is seated properly. Lubricate the top and outer side of the seal with petroleum jelly.
Install the pump with the heater connection facing towards the right side of the vehicle.
Install the fuel pump retaining nut and tighten it to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm) using tool 999-5484 or equivalent.
Apply a small amount of petroleum jelly to the delivery and return hose ends and install them on the pump. The delivery line is marked with yellow tape, which should be matched to the yellow marked pump outlet. Make sure that the quick-connectors are properly seated on the pump.
Connect the electrical connections, making sure that they are in the correct position. Install the panels and carpets.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Run the engine and check for leaks.
Fig. 3: Remove the clips retaining the carpet . . .
Fig. 4: . . . to expose the fuel pump access cover
Fig. 5: The rear seats can be folded down from the inside, but this lever must be in the up position
Fig. 6: Release this lever from inside the car to lower the rear seats
Fig. 7: Remove the trim retaining bolt from the bottom of the panel
Fig. 8: Remove the seat back striker using a T30 Torx® bit
Fig. 9: Carefully push the trim back . . .
Fig. 10: . . . to access the fuel pump harness connections
Fig. 11: Remove the fuel pump access cover retaining bolts
Fig. 12: When the cover is removed, the fuel pump is visible
Fig. 13: Detach the quick-connect fittings . . .
Fig. 14: . . . and remove the fuel lines from the pump
Fig. 15: Use wrench 5485 or equivalent to remove the fuel pump retaining ring
Fig. 16: After the retaining ring is removed, lift the pump out of the tank
91, 92 and 93 Honda accord sedans have a tank access hatch which allows you to remove the sending unit with out dropping the tank. It is located under the trunk carpet behind the drop foward rear seat back. on the passanger side.
I suggest the battery be disconnected before you attempt this. If you have a factory equipt radio, you will need your code to reset it after reconnecting the battery.
Tools needed brass punch (to prevent sparks and explosions from the striling hammer), hammer, phillips screw driver toothe brush or equivilent cleaning brush..
I opened all doors and trunk for ventilation. Put the rear seat back down. The trunck carpet folds foward to the front of the car. You should be able see the access hatch with three phillips head screws. Remove the screws and lift te hatch carefully not to dammage the wire harness. Remove the wire harness fron the sending unit. Pull rubber protector back to expose the harness connecter. Clean this area good with the brush. Dirt in the tank will cause other preformance issues with your vehicle. With the brass punch rotate the locking ring 1/3 of a turn to allow it to dissengage it. lift the locking ring out and place aside. Lift the sending unit while twisting it getly counter closkwise 1/4 of a turn. gentlh minipulate the sending unit out of the tank by assisting the float thru the opening. Replace in reverse order.
Hello gabbiesavas: My name is Roger and I will help you. The fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank. To gain access to the pump you will need to remove the rear seat cushion from the vehicle. Remove the screws in the access panel located under the seat. Disconnect the wire harness from the pump and the fuel lines. Be careful that the fuel lines may be under pressure. Also be careful not to make a spark.Remove the retainer nuts or screws holding the fuel pump housing and lift pump from the tank. Be careful not to spill gas on your carpet. Reverse the procedure to reinstall the pump.
the fuel pump should be under back seat after you remove seat lift carpet there is an access panel remove that next you should see ring that holds pump in tank spin this to remove unplug pump and replace