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Tank Assembly REMOVAL & INSTALLATION CAUTION
The fuel system pressure must be relieved before disconnecting any fuel lines. Failure to do so may result in personal injury. 1988 Vehicles Fig. 1: Fuel tank mounting components How to remove the gas tank on 1989 buick regal? - 88005g60.gif
Fig. 2: Fuel tank insulator mounting positions 88005g61.gif

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure, as outlined earlier in this section.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4. Use a suitable hand operated pump device to drain the fuel through the filler tube into an approved container. CAUTION
    Observe all applicable safety precautions when working around gasoline. Do not allow fuel spray or fuel vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical (Class B) fire extinguisher near the work area. Never drain or store fuel in an open container due to the possibility of fire or explosion.
  5. Support the fuel tank with a suitable jack.
  6. Remove the 2 bolts securing the fuel tank straps, then swing the straps out of the way.
  7. Lower the fuel tank enough to disconnect the vapor hose from the fuel sender assembly and the vapor hose from the vapor pipe at the rear of the fuel tank.
  8. Detach the electrical connector from the fuel sender assembly and remove the two retaining clips. If equipped, disconnect the ground strap.
  9. Disconnect the fuel filler and vent hoses from the fuel tank.
  10. Remove the tank from the vehicle, slowly to ensure all connections and hoses have been disconnected. To install:
  11. Clean all parts well. Inspect the tank for dents, rust or other damage. On high-mileage vehicles, it may be good practice to remove the fuel pump module and replace the flexible strainer on the fuel pump.
  12. Position the fuel tank under the vehicle and raise the tank with a suitable jack.
  13. Connect the fuel feed and return lines to the sender assembly.
  14. Attach the electrical connector to the fuel sender assembly. If equipped, connect the ground strap.
  15. Raise the tank into position into the vehicle and swing the mounting straps under the tank.
  16. Install the front fuel tank strap mounting bolts and tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
  17. Remove the jack.
  18. Connect the fuel filler and vent hoses to the tank.
  19. Carefully lower the vehicle, then refill the fuel system
  20. Connect the negative battery cable, then install the fuel filler cap, if not done already.
  21. Turn the ignition switch ON for 2 seconds, OFF for 10 seconds, then ON and check for fuel leaks.
1989–94 Vehicles
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure, as outlined earlier in this section.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle. CAUTION
    Observe all applicable safety precautions when working around gasoline. Do not allow fuel spray or fuel vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical (Class B) fire extinguisher near the work area. Never drain or store fuel in an open container due to the possibility of fire or explosion.
  4. Use a suitable hand operated pump device to drain the fuel through the filler tube into an approved container. NOTE: Before disconnecting any fuel lines from the fuel tank, thoroughly clean around all hose connections.
  5. Disconnect the fuel filler vent hose from the fuel tank.
  6. Detach the fuel filler hose from the fuel filler inlet tube on the fuel tank. Position the hose out of the way.
  7. Disconnect the vapor hose from the front of the fuel tank.
  8. Detach the fuel return pipe and position the hose out of the way.
  9. Disconnect the two rear rubber exhaust hangers from the rear of the exhaust system and allow the exhaust system to hang down slightly.
  10. Unfasten the exhaust shield mounting bolts, then remove the exhaust shield.
  11. Support the fuel tank with a suitable jack.
  12. Remove the two bolts securing the fuel tank straps, then swing the straps out of the way.
  13. Lower the fuel tank enough to disconnect the vapor hose from the fuel sender assembly and the vapor hose from the vapor pipe at the rear of the fuel tank.
  14. Detach the electrical connector from the fuel sender assembly and remove the two retaining clips.
  15. Remove the tank from the vehicle, slowly to ensure all connections and hoses have been disconnected. To install:
  16. Clean all parts well. Inspect the tank for dents, rust or other damage. On high-mileage vehicles, it may be good practice to remove the fuel pump module and replace the flexible strainer on the fuel pump.
  17. Position the fuel tank under the vehicle and raise the tank with a suitable jack.
  18. Connect the vapor hose to the fuel tank at the vapor pipe at the rear of the tank and connect the vapor hose to the sender assembly.
  19. Attach the electrical connector to the fuel sender assembly.
  20. Connect the fuel feed and return lines to the sender assembly.
  21. Raise the tank into position into the vehicle and swing the mounting straps under the tank.
  22. Install the front fuel tank strap mounting bolts and tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
  23. Remove the jack.
  24. Connect the fuel return pipe to the fuel feed pipe.
  25. Attach the rear fuel feed pipe to the inlet side of the fuel filter.
  26. Tighten the line fittings to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm). Make sure to use a back-up wrench to prevent the fuel filter from turning.
  27. Connect the vapor hose to the vapor pipe at the front of the vehicle.
  28. Attach the fuel filler vent hose to the tank. Connect the fuel filler hose to the fuel filler neck of the tank.
  29. Install the exhaust heat shield and the mounting bolts.
  30. Position the exhaust system and install the rubber hangers.
  31. Carefully lower the vehicle, then refill the fuel system
  32. Connect the negative battery cable, then install the fuel filler cap, if not done already.
  33. Turn the ignition switch ON for 2 seconds, OFF for 10 seconds, then ON and check for fuel leaks.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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d_hubbs
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SOURCE: How do I remove the gas tank on my 1992 Buick

Hi Friend; To remove your Fuel Tank, Take out all the Fuel in Tank or Drive it Out if Possible.
1) Open the Cover Where you put your Gas in,you'll see a Couple 2-3 Screws Remove them ,Then Under the Back of your car you'll see your Fuel Tank, And you'll Also see 2-Metal Straps 1-on each side,These Straps are whats holding your Tank Up. Then Look for the 2-Bolts or Nuts ,You might want to Spray the 2 Nuts and The Threads Before Starting to Remove the Nuts.,As your removing the Nuts and your tank starts lowering .Look for any Wires or Hoses attached to your Fuel Tank.There will be wires for your Fuel Gauge Sending Unit which is inSide the Tank, Remove that wire, And Remove the Hose or Hoses.Re member Where the wires and Hoses came Off ,So you beable to Put them Back in Correct Place. To Put the Fuel Tank Back Simply Reverse the Removal Instrutions and you Should Not have any Problems. Please Let Me Know How my Solution Has Helped You. Thank And Good Luck, FROM d_hubbs

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

Audioaholic
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SOURCE: 1989 Buick Regal

roots are flashed into the PCM, (Factory Alarm) but if you can locate the main module, you can unplug the harness feeding it. but other componets may be routed thorough it also be careful. and most likely will end up unsuccessful

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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I would buy 1 of those cheap handheld pumps instead of swallowing that nasty ****! lol

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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