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2000 Ford Contour - Im trying to remove the fuel pump. The

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2000 Ford Contour - I'm trying to remove the fuel pump. The top part is removed but the fuel pump-strainer assembly seems to be attached to the bottom of the fuel tank. My question is how to remove the assembly?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  lostrider replied 7 years ago.
HiCustomerthis is lostrider, here is the procedure to replace the pump assembly, hope this helps.

Fuel Pump Module - Vehicles with Returnless Fuel System



Removal

WARNING: Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel related components. Highly flammable vapors are always present and may ignite. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.

  1. Remove the fuel tank.

1 remove the fuel pump locking ring.

  1. Remove the fuel pump module.
    • Rotate the pump counterclockwise to remove.
  1. graphicRemove and discard the O-ring seal.

Installation

WARNING: Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel related components. Highly flammable vapors are always present and may ignite. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.

  1. Install a new O-ring seal and locking ring.
  1. graphicTo install, reverse the removal procedure.


 

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