Either way works, dropping the tank entails unhooking a lot of wires and hoses before unstrapping it from the frame. It should be one of these. Just raise the hood and look straight down between the engine … and the cooling fans. Then you can see the top of the gas tank and remove the fuel pump easily. First, you'll have to disconnect the battery and raise the rear of the vehicle on wheel ramps. This way I will not have to wait on shipping time back and forth.
So please replace the Filter on a regular basis and always use high quality gasoline. I just went through the same thing with my 1995 Astro. Very disappointed this is my work truck. Eliminate pressure by cracking a fuel line loose near the engine or depressing the Schraeder valve on the fuel rail. Some are mounted to a hole in the tank with a matching round plate that has five or six screws. Unbolt the tank clamps, then lower the tank slowly to the ground.
Attach the new fuel pump to the hose without twisting the fuel strainer. Actually you can see it if you have some good light under the hood. There is a sticker on the back of the cover to tell you what each relay is for but you have to read it upside down. This Suburban is equipped with dual tanks and as such has two relay switches, primary and secondary, both of which are located at the main fuse box in the engine bay, that power up the respective fuel pumps. And it was the correct part.
That extra current can cause the points to become blue and overheated in the fuel pump relay and the oil pressure switch, which in turn can raise resistance and lower voltage to the pump. If you get down under the bumper you can see it. I have put almost 34 gallons in my 91 Chevy Van that I bought new. Then get a wrench set and some goggles and a few rags. Then check the area under the tank straps. The top of the box will say something like Fuel relay, when you remove it, it has a relay and the fuel pump fuse. The closest fuse 15A controlling either of these relays also powers up the main control module located beside and below the main fuse box.
If that's the case, you'll have to move the car outdoors and drain the tank first. Answer Both you guys are right - you can change it either by removing the gas tank or by t … aking off the back seat, but it'll take the same amount of time either way. Once this is done, raise the rear end of your truck onto jack stands and drain the fuel tank into a suitable container obviously, this is a job that is made easier if you do not have a full tank! You can drop it with a full tank if you have help. And Murphy's law almost guarantees that you'll need to pull your car's fuel tank out a mer … e 10 minutes after gassing up. You wont believe the amount of crud that builds up on the bottom of them. Robert Please take a moment to rate this solution. It's critical that the wires be installed in the same manner as the original pump.
Gently remove the filter because there will still be gas in it. If the relay socket terminals are discolored from heat that must be replaced as well. Even if the tank didn't leak before, removing the straps often enough loosens corrosion, which can result in pinhole leaks. I think I posted all the exact parts on anoth … er post. I had to take tank out again to replace.
Disconnect any fuel lines and electrical connectors before unfastening the pump. I will buy next one from local parts store. Will gladly send defective pump back. Mine turned out to be the pump, had to drop the tank and enjoy a day crawling around in the dirt. Need to know what engine you're speaking about.
Once this is all completed, you can put the fuel tank back in and lower your truck using the jack stands. You also should check all tank seams and make sure the tank isn't dented or creased anywhere. On my 1995 they are both identical. Good Luck Depressurize your fuel line by starting ur engine and pulling out the Fuel Pump Fuse and let the car die or crank engine a few times. The dealer told me that the 2005 Chevy Aveo doesn't have an in line fuel filter,. . I would slide the box back about two or three feet.
Is there an issue with the power and ground to the pump? Pull the fuel pump assembly away from the tank, and disconnect the pump from the rest of the assembly. There are several componets of the fuel pump. You have to drain the fuel, unstrap the tank and remove the wires. The relay is not near the fuse panel in a 91 coupe. It might be tempting to switch to another type of connection, but Wagner warns against this. Yes, you do have to drop the tank to replace this. So, if one needs to disconnect the fuel pumps from functioning, then the only effective method is to disconnect the fuel pump relays.
Then remove the fasteners behind the fuel-filler door that hold the fuel-filler neck to the body. We are sincerely suggest you can order a new item with 20% discount. It is accesable under the back seat. Running one while dry will quickly damage it. The hardest part for me was putting the tank back on, it took a while to get the straps to line up with the bolts.