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How do you replace a fuel pump in a 87 olds 88

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You need to make sure you are almost empty on fuel because the tank can be heavy. 1.Disconnect battery terminals. 2.Disconnect filler neck. 3.Loosen the gas tank straps. 4.Lower the gas tank and remove all fuel lines and wires. 5.Remove fuel tank and remove the the clamp or ring that traps the fuel pump.You might need a screwdriver for this. 6.Remove the fuel pump and disconnect all wires.Installation is reverse of removal.

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

Remove the fuel tank
Then remove the pump from the top

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

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SOURCE: replaced fuel pump & still car wont start on 97 olds 88

You have to check for spark and fuel pressure. The 3800 motor can have a bad module (sits right below the coil pack, as well as bad coils. Also check for fuel pressure. I put a brand new dealer pump in a 93 Olds once and it was not putting out enough pressure to engage the injectors. Section 4 in a Hayes manual found at most Advance and Auto zone stores will give you the fuel pressure reading you need.

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Can you here the fuel pump running?no, check fuse,and pump relay. Check pump fuel pressure,at the fuel injector rail,or throttle body. Check for voltage at the top wiring on the fuel nozzel.While cranking look for pulsating voltage.None, test computer,scan system. let me know the outcome.

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Have you changed the plugs and wires? If the plugs are very old, and the damper it is, the less it will stay running. Routine tuneup and oil changes on chevy motors and aside from a fluke parts breakage or abuse, they will last about forever.if it's tbi, check and clean all grounds, change the fuel filter, the module in distributor cap, (very rarely the distributor goes, *see bad ground) the coolant sensor (either sends too cold, putting too much fuel =running rich, or sends too hot, putting too little fuel = running lean) and also fuel pump (start with module, most of time it's that) used module is cheaper I used to cart spare in glove box and special bit for the screws.
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Replaced everything under the sun on our 87 olds delta 88...wont fire on its own but will fire and run fine as long as u shoot it with starter fluid. We replaced starter, fuel pump, filter, plugs, wires,...


Can you here the fuel pump running?no, check fuse,and pump relay. Check pump fuel pressure,at the fuel injector rail,or throttle body. Check for voltage at the top wiring on the fuel nozzel.While cranking look for pulsating voltage.None, test computer,scan system. let me know the outcome.

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How difficult would it be to replace the fuel pump on an '87 olds delta 88? A friend had offered to help me do it..My mechanic basically said he didn't "want to do it" since it is apparently a nasty job...


well u have to drop the tank. with the car being that old u will probley have to replave the sending unit and a few linea. look forward to a nasty job, but can be done

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