Question about 1999 Chevrolet Malibu
Check to be sure that you have not reversed polarity. That is check to be sure that the red wire is on the positive side of the battery and the black wire is on the negative side. ALSO check to be sure that you have good contact. Clean the inside of the clamps and also the posts with emery cloth.
Posted on Oct 03, 2009
Testimonial: "Thank you. Never checked. Didnt think it was possible to hook the cables on the wrong posts without sparking like crazy and burning up components. "
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Open the hood and support it with the hood prop rod. Unhook the negative battery cable from the terminal with the battery wrench. Position the cable end away from the battery so that it cannot accidentally contact the battery during the rest if this procedure.
Disconnect the fuel filler neck from the side of the truck bed with the socket set. Unbolt the truck bed retainer bolts from the floor of the bed with the socket set.
Lift the bed up and off the Ranger's frame with the assistance of another person. Walk the truck bed off the back of the Ranger and set it off to the side.
Rap the rag around the tip of the screwdriver, place the tip against the fuel pump retaining ring and tap the screwdriver's handle with the rubber mallet to turn the retaining ring counterclockwise. Remove the ring by hand.
Disconnect the fuel pump wiring harness and fuel lines with the screwdriver. Lift the old pump out of the gas tank and insert the new pump in its place. Make sure the new pump occupies the same position and orientation the old pump had prior to removal.
Tighten the fuel pump retaining ring with the rag, screwdriver and mallet by rotating it clockwise. Reconnect the wiring harness and fuel lines with the screwdriver.
Lift the truck bed off the ground and place it back on the Ranger's frame with the assistance of another person. Make sure the fuel filler neck clears the frame and seats into the filler neck hole in the bed wall when you're lowering the bed onto the frame.
Reinstall the bed retaining bolts with the socket set and reconnect the negative battery cable to the battery with the battery wrench
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