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How do you change the Fuel Pump on a 2001 Cougar? My car is hesitating and stalling quite a bit. Doing some research, I located that is could be a faulty Fuel Pump, due to contamination. I'd like to change it, but am not sure how. My car is one of the "lucky few" that is not covered under the recall. Can someone help? Also - what is the best type of fuel pump to get?

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U need to pull the tank out to change the pump, a very difficult job on the ground, if u have no way to jack it up forget it have a shop do it, u use the pump desingend for your car, here is the part number and price.

MOTORCRAFT Part # PFS289 {#XS2Z9H307CA} $282.79

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