To replace the fuel pump of Your car You will need these instruments (Handheld siphon pump, Jack, Jack stands, Tire blocks, Flat head screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, Socket-wrench set, Hammer, Brass punch
) then please follow the steps below: It involves 3 steps and each step is
Relieve Fuel Pressure, Run the engine until it uses all of the remaining fuel and stops running., Remove the Fuel Pump.
To relieve fuel pressure:
- Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
- Remove the gas cap to relieve any pressure in the gas tank,
- Disconnect the wiring for the fuel pump assembly that is located behind the fuel filter hose, if you have a model with port fuel injection. The fuel filter hose is near the fuel filter just in front of the back tire on the passenger's side.
- Run the engine until it uses all of the remaining fuel and stops running.
Next step is for You to Remove the fuel tank, to remove the fuel tank,
- Siphon gas out of your tank or use the fuel up if it is more than one-eighth full. Use a siphon pump to siphon fuel out of your vehicle. Insert one hose end in to the gas tank and the other in to a fuel-safe container. Pump the fuel out of the tank into the container.
- age the emergency brake and block the front wheels. Raise the back of your vehicle up with a jack and place it on jack stands. Remove the jack.
- Disconnect the wiring for the fuel pump assembly if you have not already done so. Disconnect the vapor return hose, the filler neck, and the vent tubes. Disconnect the fuel feed hose, and the fuel-return hose as well.
- Support the fuel tank with the jack and remove both restraining straps. Lower the tank until you can access the wires and remove the ground strap and the wire.
- Lower the fuel tank to the ground and bring it out from under your car.
Then finally take out the fuel pump by:
- Using a punch and hammer, gently tap the inner ring counter clockwise until the inner cams are free,
- Pull the fuel pump out of the tank. Make sure not to bump it on anything because the fuel level float and the fuel sending unit are delicate and even a small bump will render the readings inaccurate.
- Check the o-ring on top of the fuel pump and the filter on the bottom of it. If the o-ring is cracked or dry, replace it. If the filter cannot be cleaned, it must be replaced.
- Then You reverse the process to reassemble the car back.
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