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I have a 1995 dodge 1500 with 5.9L fuel injection engine. I

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I have a 1995 dodge 1500 with 5.9L fuel injection engine. I need to replace the fuel pump. I would like step by step instructions on how to drop the fuel tank and remove the fuel pump from the tank. Pictures or diagrams would be very helpful.
Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
Thank you

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  • Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  • Remove fuel tank filler tube cap

  • Disconnect both the fuel fill and fuel vent rubber hoses at the fuel tank.
  • Gas Powered Engines:

    1. While working over the left rear tire/wheel, disconnect the electrical
      connector from the fuel pump module.
    2. Disconnect the EVAP hose at the pressure relief/rollover valve
    3. Disconnect the fuel supply line at the fuel filter/fuel pressure regulator


    7.Place a jack under the center of the fuel tank. Apply a slight amount of pressure to fuel tank with transmission jack

    8.Remove the fuel tank mounting strap nuts at the mounting straps Fuel Tank Mounting - Typical If equipped, remove the fuel tank heat shield bolts Fuel Tank Mounting - Typical
    9.Lower fuel tank for removal.


    3.The plastic fuel pump module locknut is threaded onto the fuel tank Top View of Fuel Pump Module Install Special Tool 6856 to the fuel pump module locknut and remove locknut Locknut Removal/Installation - Typical The fuel pump module will spring up when the locknut is removed.
    4.Remove module from fuel tank
    CAUTION: Whenever the fuel pump module is serviced, the locknut and gasket must be replaced.

    1.Using a new gasket, position fuel pump module into opening in fuel tank.
    2.Position new locknut over top of fuel pump module.
    3.Install Special Tool 6856 to locknut.
    4.Tighten locknut to 54 N·m (40 ft. lbs.) torque.
    5.Install fuel tank.


    I hope this helps you,


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