Question about 2003 Oldsmobile Alero
I hate to disagree with bottoms395, but it actually depends on the car. My first car had an electric fuel pump located in front of the fuel tank.
Posted on Feb 01, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
yes you have to drop the tank. you will also need a fuel line tool to unhook the fuel lines. before you drop the tank see if tou can reach and wiggle the electrical connection on the top of the tank. these pumps have a pigtail issue. please rate
Posted on Dec 08, 2008
Hello gary_stev816: My name is Roger and I will answer your question for you. Yes to remove the fuel pump you will need to drop the fuel tank. Please use caution when doing this. Make sure you do not make any sparks. Please rate the answer you received. This is our way of tracking your answer helped. Should you need further help please just ask. Thank You for using Fix Ya. Roger
Posted on Aug 24, 2009
Yes the fuel tank has to come out to replace the fuel pump.Easier if tank is 1/4 tank or lower.Before doing this make sure that your getting power to the fuel pump.If not check the fuses and the connector for the fuel pump.You can check for power with a test light.It will be the gray wire.Light should come on when the key is turned on.Will only stay on for 2 or 3 seconds unless you crank it.Hope this helps.Good luck.
Posted on Dec 25, 2009
If you have 3 strong friends it is easier to pull the box off the truck-20 minutes- can do with full tank. Don't forget to unhook the taillight wires and the fuel filler neck. When you go back on make sure the tube for the spare tire winch is positioned correctly. Have saw horses to set the box on behind the truck. Be sure to buy the complete fuel pump module. If you buy just the pump you will be doing this multiple times. Also, if your fuel guage does'nt work, put a new fuel sender in at the same time (if the module does'nt come with it).
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
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