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How do i remove a fuel pump from a 2002 chevy suburban?

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how do i remove a fuel pump from a 2002 chevy suburban?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.

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You will need to remove the fuel tank to replace the fuel pump. Below are instructions with diagrams.


Object Number: 569639  Size: SH

  • Object Number: 386369  Size: MH
  • Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  • Raise the vehicle.
  • Drain the fuel tank.
  • Remove the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister.
  • Disconnect the chassis fuel pipes (2) at the fuel tank pipes (1).
  • Cap the fuel and EVAP pipes in order to prevent possible fuel system contamination.
    Object Number: 625803  Size: SH

  • Disconnect the EVAP vent pipe at the fuel tank clip (5).
    Object Number: 570590  Size: SH

  • Loosen the vent hose and filler hose clamp (4, 2).
  • Disconnect the vent hose and filler hose from the pipe.
    Object Number: 570588  Size: SH

  • With the aid of an assistant, support the fuel tank.

    Notice: Do not bend the fuel tank straps. Bending the fuel tank straps may damage the straps.

  • Remove the fuel tank strap attaching bolts.
  • Remove the fuel tank straps.
  • Carefully lower the rear of the fuel tank slightly.
  • Remove the fuel sender cover on the Suburban only.
    Object Number: 373155  Size: SH

  • Disconnect the fuel sender and the fuel pressure sensor electrical connectors.
  • Remove the fuel tank.
  • Place the fuel tank in a suitable work area.
    Object Number: 570582  Size: SH

  • Remove the fuel feed and return pipes (3) from the fuel sender and the retaining clips.
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