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Remove and replace fuel pump - 1999 Chevrolet Suburban

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    it is in the fuel tank, a very hard but straight forward job, what are you having troulbe with?

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The fuel pump is located in the gas tank. First you will have to remove the tank to get to the pump. Try to have the tank empty as possible before starting this job if you are planning on doing it your self. Remove the gas lines that is connected to the tank. Get your self a jack place a block of wood between the jack and the tank. Use the jack to remove some of the weight off the straps. Now remove the bolts and slowly lower the jack. Keep an eye on the filling tub. Make sure it's clear when lowering the tank. Now you should see where the fuel pump is. Good luck, hope this is helpful.

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