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There is access to the fuel pump under the back seat of our 2000 Ford contour. Is it possible to get the pump out through the hole or does the tank still have to be dropped?

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You still have to drop the tank off. The access is only to disconnect the power connection and the feul pipe before taking the tank down... However, if you want to avoid taking the tank down and still want to take the fuel pump out of the tank, you can cut little bit of the floor under the back seat in three locations (third points) (this is not a proffesional solution but it will enables you to still do the job without taking the tank down).

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There is a special tool to remove that pump from the tank it clips in the bottom of tank

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Yes you can get the pump out but with a little elbow grease

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