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How do you change the fuel pump on a 2001 chevy camaro 3.8

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.

Hi, Here is the procedure for the 3.8


Fuel Tank Replacement

Removal Procedure


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  1. Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to the Fuel Pressure Relief .
  2. Drain the fuel tank. Refer to Fuel Tank Draining .
  3. Raise the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
  4. Remove the fuel fill pipe shield.
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  5. Remove the fuel tank fill pipe support bracket bolt.
  6. Remove the exhaust system from the catalytic converter back. Refer to Muffler Replacement in Engine Exhaust.
  7. Remove the exhaust pipe heat shield and the exhaust muffler heat shield. Refer to Muffler Replacement in Engine Exhaust.
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  8. Clean all fuel pipe connections and surrounding areas before disconnecting the fuel pipes in order to avoid possible contamination of the fuel system.
  9. Disconnect the fuel return pipe (2) at the rear quick-connect fitting.
  10. Disconnect the evaporative emission (EVAP) purge pipe (1) at the rear quick-connect fitting.
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  11. Disconnect the fuel feed pipe at the fuel filter inlet.
  12. Cap the fuel pipes in order to prevent possible fuel system contamination.
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  13. Remove the rear pipe clip.
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  14. Remove the fuel tank.
  15. Place the fuel tank in a suitable work area.
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  16. Disconnect the hose from the EVAP canister vent valve.
  17. Remove the EVAP canister vent valve from the fuel tank bracket.
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  18. Disconnect the fill limiter vent valve pipe from the EVAP canister.
  19. Carefully bend the fuel tank bracket in order to remove the EVAP canister.
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  20. Disconnect the fuel feed pipe (4), the fuel return pipe (2), and the EVAP pipe (3) from the fuel sender.
  21. Disconnect the EVAP pipe from the fill limiter vent valve pipe (10).
  22. Remove the fuel and EVAP pipes from the fuel tank.
  23. Disconnect the fuel sender electrical connectors (1).
  24. Remove the fuel sender electrical harness (8) from the fuel tank.
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  25. Remove the fuel sender assembly from the fuel tank. Refer to Fuel Sender Assembly Replacement .
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  26. Remove the fuel fill hose to fuel tank clamp (1).
  27. Remove the fuel fill pipe and hose from the fuel tank.
  28. Let me know if i can help you further.Please click on accept if this has helped you.Thanks Eric
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Eric's Post: There is no bracket to remove the muffler, it is all one piece
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.
Sounds like it might not be original, if it is a welded system then you will have to try to get it to hang as low as possible or maybe even cut it somewhere and have it welded back together.