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How to insyall fuel pump on 97 suzuki esteem

I need instructions or assistance on how to replace the fuel pump on my 1997 Suzuki Esteem; I was told I have to take out the back seat & it sits on top; I'm not that mechanically inclined, but just wondering can I do it myself? Thanks

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  1. Remove fuel tank from body and remove fuel pump from fuel tank.
  1. Install fuel pump to its bracket.
  2. Install fuel pump to fuel tank and then install fuel tank .
about 2 hours

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the J18 engines, twin cam, chain drive cam, nice motor.
an under stroked, J20. it is.. and share most parts. covers it.... and all cars... mostly.
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the filter, and pump , no need to replace pump unless
it has 12vdc to IT CRANKING< and filter is new. AND, pressure is out of spec. (see spec, below)
a gauge is $20 and way more easy to use than a bath in gasoline
for sure.and a $10 voltmeter from walfart.

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"Remove rear seat cushion, rear right seat back, right side sill scuff, right front partition trim and right rear door opening trim."
bingo, a secret access port.

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31-37 ?idle PSI
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if pressure is low, check for 12vdc to pump, first.
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they can stick open closed or jam. and it must work right. or fueling will be ALL wrong. (cars this old FPR love to fail)
this engine ECU has program revision (flash) that causes
pump to not run key on, (read TSBs on same at suzuki...)

so, crank it and check pressure cranking if not starting?
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did you scan the PCM yet, that be like first..
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