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Fuel Tank How do i take out and install new gas tank

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Get something to brace up against tank like 2 jacks and a board
undue the tank straps or bolts for tank
lift car up to considerable height
drop tank down there you go your done

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Carfully ,, buy a repair manual,, why are you removing it.??? leak or bad pump.. ?? be careful of hoses and wires to get them back on correctly.
Drain, disconnect, lower , reverse??

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New fuel pump won't prime. No fuel from gas tank to engie. Lines are clear.


The pump works without priming anything. If the tank is vented, and you have fuel in the tank, and the pump is installed correctly, it should pump fuel out.
Are you sure the pump is getting power and ground ?

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My daughters rodeo wouldnt start. Battery is brand new, sounded like it wasnt getting gas. Fuel filter was just black, it has been changed. Truck still wont start. Any ideas?


check the tank is it plastic... if so drop the tank pour gas in bucket if black stuff in the gas take a water hose and spray it out wait till dry put it back on and put gas and try to start it,,, if fuel pump in tank replace it... please let me know how it turns out,,, good luck

Jan 28, 2012 | 1995 Isuzu Rodeo

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Fix fuel pump


Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2. Drain the fuel tank through the filler pipe.
  3. Support the fuel tank.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Filler neck
    • Shield and tank straps
    • Fuel lines and vapor hose from pump and tank
    • Electrical connection from fuel pump
    • Fuel tank
    • Fuel pump/sending unit assembly by turning the locking ring (located on top of the fuel tank) counterclockwise using a spanner wrench
    • Fuel pump from the fuel lever sending device
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Fuel pump in tank with new seal around opening
    • Tank and connect fuel lines and vapor hose
    • Tank to the frame
      1. Torque to: 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm)
    • Shield
    • Fuel filler neck and clamp
    • Negative battery cable
  2. Refill the tank.
  3. Run the engine and check for leaks.
View of the in-tank fuel pump assembly. 7924jg21.gif

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Nov 06, 2010 | 1997 GMC Jimmy

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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.
  13. Lower the fuel tank to access the fuel pump module while swinging the fuel tank support straps away from the tank.
  14. Clean the area around the fuel pump mounting flange.
  15. Disconnect the fuel pump module electrical connector and the fuel pump module fuel outlet tube.
  16. Using the special tool, turn the fuel pump module retaining ring counterclockwise and remove it. CAUTION
    The fuel pump module must be handled carefully to avoid damage to the float arm, filter and convolute hoses.
  17. Turn the fuel pump module counterclockwise and the fuel pump module will release from the locking tabs. Remove the fuel pump module from the fuel tank.
To Install:
  1. Install the fuel pump module in the fuel tank.
  2. Connect the fuel pump module electrical connector and the fuel pump module fuel outlet tube.
  3. Raise the tank into position and install the mounting strap bolts. Tighten the bolts to 26 ft-lbs (35 Nm).
  4. Connect the fuel lines and electrical connectors at the fuel tank.
  5. Lower the vehicle and refill the tank.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
  7. Turn the ignition key to the ON position to pressurize the fuel system.
  8. Visually inspect the fuel system for leaks.
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Aug 19, 2010 | 2001 Ford Taurus

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Where is the fuel pump on a 91 Toyota corolla on the gas tank


Fuel pump is in the gas tank, gas tank will have to be remove to install new fuel pump.

Aug 11, 2010 | Toyota Corolla Cars & Trucks

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I have 2 questions 1st- about a year ago i had a new fuel pump installed. (delco) In the last week i have noticed a sound like a high pitch squeal. I crawled around under the van while it was running. The...


First of all $900 for a fuel pump? You got ripped! Sorry ,I just replaced one myself and fuel pump only cost me $214 with life time warenty. if you are the least bit mechanically inclined? Get a piece of plywood about 2ft-x2ft and place on floor jack under gas tank ,siphon as much gas as you can out of gas tank,mark the three lines on the passenger side of the gas tank on top(1,2,3)and dis connect,.jack upplywood to gas tank to hold weight while loosening 2 metal bands(straps) around gas tank, there are 2 bolts on each strap, lower tank to ground and slide off jack,jack up rear of vehicle to slide gas tank from under vehicle, remove the "C" clip to release fuel pump from gas tank. reverse this procedure to reinstall new one. The only problem I had was the new O ring gasket that came with new fuel pump was too stiff not allowing enough clearance to install C clip so I used the old O ring gasket and had no problems. That occasional popping could be a cv axle assuming you have all wheel drive.

May 26, 2010 | 1998 GMC Safari

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How to fit a fuel pump to a 1993 toyota camry wagon 4 cyl


You have to remove the gas tank .First lossen the gas cap to remove the pressure. the fuel pump is inside the tank. The tank has two bands that are bolted in place . Siphon out the gas from the tank. The tank will come down . remove the wiring plug from the tank. You can now remove the ring surrounding the fuel pump. Take off the old pump and replace it with the new one. be sure to notice how you took off the electronic plug. reinstall it. Replace the tank and refill it with gas. it should work . you may have to work the fuel pump around to install it.

Jan 27, 2010 | 1994 Toyota Camry

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Cannot start my S-10. Found water in fuel tank year ago. The problem?


probally rust in the tank that's clogged the pickup filter in the tank or the fuel filter. or if you're in a cold climate, gas could be frozen too.

Dec 18, 2009 | 1985 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer

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Fuel flooding cyliders after new gas tank install


If the vehicle is flooding then the pressure regulator is probably bad not registering enough fuel to the system and shutting off the pump in the tank.

Sep 17, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Gas gauge reading empty even when tank is full


Usually if the gas gage does not work yes it is true it may be the sensor if it is electronicly controlled. the sncor will more than likley be in the tank. here is how to remove your gas tank.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Relieve fuel system pressure.
  3. Drain the fuel tank.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Fuel filler and vent hoses
    • Fuel tank skid plate
    • Fuel tank wiring connectors
    • Fuel supply and return lines
    • Fuel tank
    • Fuel pump assembly
      7924bg17.gif Fuel pump assembly mounting
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Fuel pump assembly
    • Fuel tank. Tighten the bolts to 27 ft. lbs. (36 Nm).
    • Fuel supply and return lines
    • Fuel tank wiring connectors
    • Fuel tank skid plate
    • Fuel filler and vent hoses
    • Negative battery cable
  2. Start the engine and check for leaks.

Apr 16, 2009 | 2002 Isuzu Axiom

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