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How to free up stuck 99crownvic fuel pump..set up 3 months,30k miles on car. what if I applied 24 volts? jumped out relay got a normal arc, so circuit is good just won't run. any other ideas other than replacing pump. what about removing schraider valve at rail and hooking to vacuum source?

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  • george Jul 26, 2009

    thanks for the solution, still got to try simple fix,,pump change is beyond my skill level unless I cut a hole in the trunk, why didn't you all put an access point instead of pulling tank?

  • george Mar 30, 2010

    ethanol caused pump rotor to stick. don't leave fuel in tank if you're storing very long. took pump apart and cleaned rotor. paint can opener works well. cheapskate..

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The pump is located on the front side of the tank, held in by six bolts. gas lines disconnect at pump with a special tool $6..... might be able to leave wiring intact if your just replacing the pump unit and not the whole assembly module $150, new filter sock $24

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Replace the fuel pump!

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

  • David Borysowski Jul 26, 2009

    The cheeper way out will get you in trouble. The pump will not fix itself. You will need to replace the pump or have someone do it for you.

    Disconnect battery, remove hoses, lines and connector from tank. Remove straps and drop tank. Remove retaining ring, remove pump assembly.

  • george Jan 14, 2011

    No need to remove tank, pump is in front side of tank behind rear end, held in by 6 bolts

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