Turn key to start position. The car ran fine for 2 days after which the car sat untouced for 4 days. There is also a link to the same repair guide with information on the fuel pump itself. My brother is stopping bye tomorrow night to hookup his obd2 computer and read the codes for me, but when I get home from work tonight I will check relays and fuses. Reconnect the battery post and start the car. The less fuel in the tank the easier it will be. The lines may be under pressure, and fuel may spray out as you unplug the first line from the filter.
First jack up the car and remove the splash guard. The tank will have to be lowered and removed. If more room required, remove tyre from car. I think that next time it will take me 10 minutes or so, now that I know the trick about the bracket and I know how to trip the interia switch. And always perform fuel related repairs in a well ventilated area. It is spring-loaded so it should be very obvious when it is free. Reattach the fuel lines to the filter, pop in new tabs always , and you're good to go.
Drain the fuel out of the tank, and then drop the tank. Evenly tighten the bolts, and reassemble the vehicle in the reverse order as disassembly. The fuel pump is held in place with a retainer ring that needs to be rotated counter-clockwise to release. Take a look at the new pump to get an idea of how to disconnect the plugs if you need to. And always perform fuel related repairs in a well ventilated area. You will have to jack up … the rear as high as you can , and secure on jack stands.
The fuel pump removes fuel from the tank and pressurizes it for use in the fuel delivery system. If it is still working intermittently, you may also notice misfires or a rough running engine that may stall. All the posts I seem to find on reset switch, people are … telling you how to hit the shut-off switch, that isn't the same. What sould other wires read? If you jack up the car and remove those nuts, the engine can be raised a little using a floorjackwith a block of wood under the oil pan to give additional clearance at the fender apron to get the water pump in andout. Yes the pump is located in the tank. And always perform … fuel related repairs in a well ventilated area. Bit of a tricky process but once you have the ratchet in place, let it fall as far as it can towards the firewall, I use a ring spanner on the handle of the ratchet for ease of pulling the ratchet back towards the front of the vehicle to release the tension on the belt.
After removing the water pump, scrape gasket surface thoroughly, and install new pump. Fill with new coolant and burp out any air in the system. When you support the tank, do not obstruct the straps, they will need to fall freely when you remove them. Empty the gas from the tank - disconnect all the hoses, remove the 2 bolts holding the mounting straps to drop the tank from the car. .
Install the new plastic line clips that are in the box with the filter into the lines and then plug the lines onto the filter until you hear them click in place. The fuel filter is located on the passenger side just below the rear seating area. To trip the inertia switch, I located the switch in the trunk, on the driver's side. The best … you can do is not break anything else in the process of fixing it. I took it for a test drive, and frankly, the performance was definitely improved.
Put your new one in make sure the flow arrow is pointing toward the engine. After I installed the new pump last week I could hear the pump energize when I first tried the new pump, but now the sound that it makes isn't as loud so that's why I was wondering about a bad ground maybe not supplying enough voltage to pump. This will burn most of the fuel in fuel line. Releiving fuel pressure before commencing work is strongly suggested. On older vehicles, a mechanical fuel pump driven by the camshaft was used. The straps are attached by one bolt each at the rear of the tank.
Check for loose connections in the wires, a bad ground connection, o … r replace the pump altogether. If you want to, you can. It is activated as soon as you turn the key to create fuel pressure for startup. Helpful hint: Both the 3. Answer if it is fuel injected find the fuel injector and trace the line until u find it I think it is located on the passenger side in front of the rear tire Answer Under the car near the gas tank Answer Just in front of the rear wheel on the passenger side. I was able to remove one by yanking really hard on it, and the other I had to pry out with a screwdriver. This repair is not a quick or easy one.