Question about 2001 Ford Taurus
1st you'll need to drop that gas tank from under your car. at gas cap there are 3 scrwes you will need to remove to disconnect the inlet hose @ return hose. after that you will have to remove gas tank holding straps[metal straps remove the 2 bolts that hold those straps up.[caution; the tanks weight depends on how much fuel is in it]after you drop down straps you will have to undo the plug in for fuel pump, disconnect the electrical plug in. then you'll need to disconnect the filler @ return hoses from tank. then you have to disconnect the fuel lines to engine from the tank. [special fuel line removal tool required] after tose are undone from tank, slide tank from under car. the pump casing[top of fuel pump casing] will have to be marked w/chalk or grease pen to assure pump @ fuel lines get installed same way they were disconnected.now to disconnect lock that holds pump into gas tank. w/straight screwdriver positioned on lockringn tap scrwedriver w/hammer to loosen @ turn lockring to unlock fuel pump. after lockring removed, gently remove fuel pump and sending unit attached to pump.install new pump and follow directions reversed to install [lines,electrical connections, do not attempt to start engine until gas is in tank.
Posted on Aug 19, 2010
Removal & Installation
The fuel pump module must be handled carefully to avoid damage to the float arm, filter and convolute hoses.
Posted on Aug 19, 2010
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Pull the fuel pump down so that it is tight against the bracket.
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