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How can I change a fuel pump on a 2000 GMC Safari without having to drop the tank? Can I just lower the tank?

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U need the clearance to work on top// to remove the lock ring and to lift the unit out the pump is about 12 to 14 inches long, just lowering it doesnt give u enough room to work while under the truck

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