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How do i replace the fuel level sender. On a 2002 buick rendezvous?

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  • cody314 Apr 27, 2010

    What do you mean by with a brass punch? Knock the ring off?

  • cody314 Apr 27, 2010

    Oh okay i guess using brass would be a smart idea =]

    Thank you for your help.

  • cody314 Apr 27, 2010

    Thank you.

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Disconnect negative battery cable, unplug wiring harness to fuel tank, disconnect filler tube, disconnect return lines, place jack with a board on it between jack and tank, remove support straps, remove the 4 mounting bolts, lower and then remove tank and pull back. Then with a BRASS and ONLY BRASS PUNCH and a hammer, knock the ring on top of tank loose counter-clockwise, then pull out sending unit and pump carefully and disconnect the two carefully.

Reverse procedure to re-install

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

  • Nate Stansfield
    Nate Stansfield Apr 27, 2010

    On the top of the tank is a metal ring, under the ring inside the tank is the sending unit and the fuel pump. You need to use a brass punch to knock the ring loose. Brass punch is used so there is no spark

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    Nate Stansfield Apr 27, 2010

    Not a problem. Thank YOU for using Fixya. Come back anytime!
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