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The cap on the outside of gas tank that the fuel pump is connected to whats it called. and where do i get one

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YOU SAID IT GAS CAP WHAT YOU NEED.

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    • 2Open the gas door and remove the gas cap. Unbolt the silver fuel pump cover from the chassis using the 3/8-inch ratchet and socket. Unplug the electrical connection to the fuel pump with your hands. Put the key in the ignition and attempt to start the car. If it starts, allow it to run until the engine dies. Then remove the key from the ignition.
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    • Disconnect the fuel line connections to the fuel pump, using a pair of pliers. Then pull the fuel pump and bracket assembly out of the gas tank. Pull the stock seal off the gas tank with your hands. Set a replacement seal onto the tank, then install the replacement fuel pump in the tank. Reconnect the fuel lines to the fuel pump, using the pliers.
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Rear Fuel tank doesnt work so my 1990 ford f 150 2x4 custom long bed automatic, it has dual tanks that are connected to a switch on the dash board. The tanks have seperate pumps and connect to the same...


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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Fig. 1: Fuel pump unit 8470h037.gif
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Relieve fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove fuel filler cap to release fuel tank vapors. Leave cap off until repairs are completed. Gasoline fuel vapors are extremely flammable. Ensure that fuel is stored in a container that can be properly sealed. Never store fuel in an open container. Store container in a safe place away from heat.
  4. Remove fuel tank by performing the following:
    1. Step 1: Drain fuel from the tank into an approved container for storage.
    2. Step 2: Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    3. Step 3: Remove rear stabilizer bar at links, pivot bar downward.
    4. Step 4: Remove hoses and pipes from tank unit.
    5. Step 5: Remove hoses at tank from filler and vent pipe.
    6. Step 6: Disconnect tank unit harness from rear body harness.
    7. Step 7: Support fuel tank and disconnect 2 fuel tank retaining straps.
    8. Step 8: Remove tank from vehicle.
  5. Remove sending unit, gasket and pump assembly by turning cam lock ring counterclockwise. Lift assembly from fuel tank and remove fuel pump from fuel tank sending unit.
  6. Pull fuel pump up into attaching hose while pulling outward away from bottom support. Take care to prevent damage to rubber insulator and strainer during removal. After pump assembly is clear of bottom support, pull pump assembly out of rubber connector for removal. To install:
  7. Push fuel pump assembly into attaching hose.
  8. Install fuel tank sending unit and pump assembly into tank assembly. Use new O-ring seal during reassembly.
  9. Install cam lock over assembly and lock by turning clockwise.
  10. Support tank and position in vehicle. Install tank straps and secure with retaining bolts. Tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
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  14. Connect rear stabilizer bar to links. Tighten bolts to 42 ft. lbs. (58 Nm).
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  17. Connect negative battery cable.
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How do u get the fuel pump on


Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Shift the vehicle into NEUTRAL and position it on a hoist.
  3. Release the fuel pressure.
  4. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  5. Remove the fuel tank filler cap.
  6. Drain as much fuel from the tank as possible.
  7. Using suitable hose pinching pliers, clamp the fuel tank filler hose. Clamp the fuel tank filler hose in the location shown ford-05-00-396.gif

  8. Disconnect the three quick connect couplings from the fuel tank tubes at the tank.
  9. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.
  10. Disconnect the fuel filter inlet tube from the filter.
  11. Position a suitable lifting device under the fuel tank.
  12. Remove the two fuel tank support strap bolts.
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  15. Disconnect the fuel pump module electrical connector and the fuel pump module fuel outlet tube.
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To Install:
  1. Install the fuel pump module in the fuel tank.
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  3. Raise the tank into position and install the mounting strap bolts. Tighten the bolts to 26 ft-lbs (35 Nm).
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  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
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