Question about 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

Open Question

I am trying to find the easiest way to replace a fuel pump with out taking the tank off of the vehicle

Posted by on

Ad

5 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
WildBill49
  • 97 Answers

SOURCE: Need info on fuel pump for 1985 iroc z 28 camaro

Hi David & Debbie!

You are correct, the pump is in the gas tank.

Occassionally (very rarely), you might find an access hatch in the trunk floor, but don't count on it.

As this is an electric pump, you also need to check items like fuses and fuel pump relays, and an Auto Supply expert can help you with that. You can also determine whether the pump is running by removing the gas cap and putting an ear to the opening while someone switches the ignition key off and on. You should be able to hear faint electric motor noise if the pump is running.

To get to the pump, remove as much gas as possible from the tank (to lighten the load when the tank is loosened), locate the two metal straps that hold the tank up, and find the tightening nuts and bolts at the rear edge of the tank. Arrange some kind of support (preferably a floor jack) under the tank and loosen the strap bolts... the tank will lower. Once these bolts and straps are separated the tank can be lowered enough to give you access to the top and the fuel pump/gas gauge sending unit. There is a locking ring that must be loosened and this is done with a hammer and screwdriver or chisel, turning it counterclockwise. Remove the fuel lines and wiring (remembering what goes where) and then remove the pump assembly.

Reassembly is the above in reverse order.

Hope this is illuminating and helpful, don't hesitate to ask if you have further questions or comments, and please be so kind as to rate my assistance. Please let us know how it goes, and best of luck!

Thanks!
-WildBill

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

Ad
  • 6982 Answers

SOURCE: replacing fuel pump for 1996 chevy s-10 pickup

easier to drop tank...use lots of wd 40 on bolts , do that at least beginning the day before you begin work. make sure tank is fairly empty gasoline is pretty heavy and shifts around. While you have the tank removed look inside with a flashlight and make sure it's clean. If you did the filter with the tuneup likely you don't need another (unless you find lots of rust in tank) Don't forget. gasoline is flammable and fumes spread out over the ground. don't use electric lights drills or open flames anywhere nearby.
good luck hope that fixes it!!! sounds like you covered everything else!

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

  • 137 Answers

SOURCE: i am trying to remove my fuel tank from a 96 chevy suburban and replace the fuel pump

ok i'm going to guess that you have a gasoline engine with a side tank like in a pickup truck. if you have a diesel let me know, things might be a little different. here's the step by step for a gas side tank. before you start, disconnect the battery negative cable.
1. drain the fuel from the tank (they don't tell you how, just get as much out as you can)
2.raise and safely support vehicle (get it high enough that you can get under it to work on it)
3.loosen the fuel neck hose at fuel neck and disconnect filler neck from tank
4.support tank and remove tank support straps and insulator strips
5.remove frame mounted bracket
6.lower fuel tank shield
7.lower fuel tank enough to gain access to fuel and electrical connections
8.disconnect fuel feed and vapor hoses
9.disconnect electrical connectors
10.remove fuel sender assembly and seal ring
now to install new tank
1.install NEW seal ring and install sender
2.raise tank enough to connect fuel feed /vapor hoses and electrical connector
3.raise tank fully
4.install fuel tank shield
5.connect fuel tank filler neck and tighten clamp
CAUTION tighten fuel strap fasteners in steps, alternating between straps, until proper torque is reached. failure to properly follow this step can cause bottom of tank to deform. fuel gauge may read improper level if this occurs
6.install fuel tank brackets and insulator strips
torque nuts to 115 in-lbs
7.install fuel tank filler cap
8.connect battery negative cable
9.turn ignition switch off and on and check for leaks
it's pretty much the same for rear tank, just different location, may have off-road shield in back and torque spec is 47 ft-lbs, not 115 in-lbs. you still have to alternate when you torque straps or you risk deforming tank. hope that helps

Posted on May 29, 2009

  • 84 Answers

SOURCE: what is the easiest way to replace fuel pump on

take off the bed and slide it 3 to 5 feet back..and you will have a clear vision of the fuel pump..make sure u disconnect all the light wiring on the rear and the fuel cap and filler hose before removing the bed good luck

Posted on Apr 21, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2007 grand prix replaced fuel pump assy now fuel gauge reads full only


If you replaced the fuel pump then one of two things probably happened. Recheck the electrical connection on the sending unit or your sending unit was damaged when you replaced the fuel pump. The sending unit is the float/arm device (like a toilet) that sends a resistive signal to your fuel gage. Depending on the vehicle, some failed sending units read full when bad and some read empty when bad. Did you bend the arm of the sending unit when you removed the fuel pump? Did the float happen to stick in a particular spot? The easiest thing is to check your connections at the tank. Most vehicles have two electrical connectors. One for the fuel pump and one for the sending unit. If you are satisfied that the connectors are fine then I would recommend dropping the tank again and inspecting your sending unit. It is virtually impossible to connect the sending unit to the fuel pump cable and vs. versa. Some vehicles have only one electrical connector for both. Sorry but that is the best answer than I can give you.

Oct 23, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How is the easiest way to change fuel pump on a dodge ram50 1989 2.0


if it is in tank take bed off the truck or drop the empty tank and replace the pump .

Jun 25, 2015 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

I cannot get a siphon tube into the gas in my fuel tank.


Anti siphoning device. Is fitted to most cars and vans now one way is to obtain. An electric fuel pump and disconnect fuel line at engine connect the electrical fuel pump externally to car anp pump out fuel into container

May 11, 2014 | 1995 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

Electric fuel pump replacement


Have a vehicle lift?Easiest way.Have to drain tank,disconnect wiring at tank, remove fill timber,disconnect emission tubes on both sides of car by frame rails,disconnect tank straps and lower gas tank out of car. When reinstalling tank,start the studs for the fuel tank straps by only a few threads so you'll be able to start the nuts when putting the straps back on. Replacing the pump with the tank out is easy. Take the 6 bolts that hold the pump to the tank out,remembering where the outlet on the pump points before removing it from tank. The new pump comes with all new wiring. Just install the new pump and tighten the 6 bolts. Use common sense in tightening them. Having a lift is the easiest way,super dirty,dusty job. Wear safety glasses!

Oct 14, 2013 | 2001 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Need location of fuel filter and fuel pump


fuel filter is under vehicle on drivers side back by the fuel tank mounted on frame in fuel line. fuel pump is in the tank. the easiest way to remove the fuel pressure is to pull the fuse for the fuel pump, then start car until it dies out. good-day ! tank has to be removed for fuel pump to be replaced.

Nov 03, 2011 | 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

1 Answer

Easiest way to replace a fuel pump on a 2002 chevy avalanche?


i replaced the fuel pump on my chevy avalanche last year there is really only one way to replace it ,you have to take the braces down that holds the fuel tank up, unhook fuel lines, and rubber filler hoses, drop the gas tank to be able to get to the fuel pump. i bought a book at auto parts store that takes you step by step on how to do it.

Mar 04, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

1 Answer

The easiest way to remove a fuel pump off a camaro


Hello,

Drive the rear of the Camaro onto a set of ramps and secure the parking brake. If the Camaro no longer runs due to the fuel pump, place the rear end of the vehicle onto jack stands.

Use a socket and ratchet to disconnect the negative battery cable from the negative battery terminal. This removes power from the electric fuel pump.

Place a jack under the gas tank and raise the jack so it butts up against the tank. This applies pressure to the tank and prevents it from falling while you remove the retaining bolts for the tank straps.

Use a socket and ratchet to remove the retaining bolt from each of the two straps located closest to the rear of the vehicle. These are the rear strap bolts. Pull the straps down.

Lower the jack to lower the tank from the vehicle. Because you left the front of the straps attached, the tank rests at an angle under the vehicle. This prevents the need to unhook all of the hoses connected to the tank.

Place the cam tool (J-24187) onto the retaining cam on the top of the tank and turn it a quarter turn counterclockwise. Take the sending unit cam off the tank.

Disconnect the fuel pump from the sending unit cam and plug the new pump into the sending unit.

Place the fuel sending unit cam onto the tank and turn it clockwise a quarter turn with the specialized tool.

Use the straps, bolts, socket and ratchet to jack the tank back up under the Camaro and secure it.

Use the socket and ratchet to reconnect the negative battery cable to the negative battery terminal.

I hope the above helps.

Good luck.






Dec 03, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Camaro

3 Answers

Where is the fuel pump in a 1994 mercury topaz


Your fuel pump is located in the gas tank. To replace it, one must remove the tank.

Dec 03, 2010 | 1994 Mercury Topaz

2 Answers

Shop manual for 2005 Santa Fe 3.5L shows a fuel pump filter in the tank & a standard cylindrical fuel filter outside the tank. Manual states change the "fuel filter" at 45000 mi. Can't find outside...


Change to Exterior filter not the tank filter. The in tank filter is actually a sock located on the Fuel Pump in the tank. This is rarely a problem. The exterior filter is going to be in-line most likely on the passenger side of the vehicle toward the rear. Easiest way to locate it is to trace the fuel lines back tot eh front of the vehicle from the fuel tank.

Jun 25, 2010 | 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

2 Answers

How can i replace a electric fuel pump in my accent 02 I don't know where is it


Most fuel pumps now are in the gas tank itself.
A chilton manual for the autoparts store will show you the easiest way to do it. The book runs about $20.
You have have to remove the tank itself to do it, or there maybe a access panel inside the car underneath the carpet.

Best to get the book to find out what's the easiest and safest way.

Apr 17, 2009 | 2002 Hyundai Accent

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Chevrolet Blazer Logo

Related Topics:

33 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6918 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...