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How do I install a fuel pump on a 2001 Ford Expedition?

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How do I install a fuel pump on a 2001 Ford Expedition?
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Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.
Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX must remove the fuel tank to replace the pump, I will post the entire procedure below,Tim
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.
Notes

Fuel Line Removal Tool


SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S)

REMOVAL

WARNING:
  • WHEN DRAINING FUEL FROM THE FUEL TANK, KEEP SPARKS, SMOKING MATERIALS, AND OPEN FLAMES AWAY FROM THE VEHICLE.
  • THE FUEL SYSTEM CONTAINS PRESSURIZED FUEL AFTER THE VEHICLE IS SHUT DOWN AND WILL MAINTAIN THE PRESSURE FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME .

  1. Relieve the fuel pressure;
  2. Disconnect the battery ground cable; refer to Battery.
  3. Raise and support the vehicle; refer to Maintenance/Service and Repair.

  1. Disconnect the fuel tank filler pipe hose from the fuel tank.
  2. Drain the fuel from the fuel tank.

  1. Disconnect the fuel tank vent tube from fuel tank filler pipe.

  1. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.

  1. if equipped, remove fuel tank skid plate.
1Remove the five fuel tank skid plate bolts.
2Lower the fuel tank skid plate.

  1. Position a suitable jack under the fuel tank.

  1. Remove the front fuel tank support strap.
1Remove the two bolts.
2Remove the front fuel tank support strap.

  1. Remove the rear fuel tank support strap.
1Remove the three bolts.
2Remove the rear fuel tank support strap.

  1. Partially lower the fuel tank and disconnect the two EVAP emissions hoses.

  1. Remove the two safety clips from the fuel lines.

  1. Disconnect the fuel lines from the fuel pump.
1Install and push the (A) fuel line disconnect tool into the (B) female fitting.
2Separate the male and female fitting.

  1. Remove the fuel tank.

  1. Remove the fuel pump.
1Remove the fuel pump locking retaining ring.
2Remove the fuel pump and discard the O-ring.

INSTALLATION

  1. Install the fuel pump.
1Install a new O-ring and fuel pump.
2Install the fuel pump locking retainer ring.

  1. With a suitable jack, position the fuel tank.

  1. Connect the fuel lines.

  1. Connect the safety clips.

  1. Connect the EVAP emissions hoses.
  2. Raise the fuel tank into position.

  1. Install the rear fuel tank support strap.

  1. Install the front fuel tank support strap.
1Position the fuel tank support strap.
2Install the bolts.

  1. If equipped, install the fuel tank skid plate.
1Position the fuel tank skid plate.
2Install the bolts.

  1. Connect the fuel pump electrical connector.

  1. Connect the fuel tank-to-filler pipe vent tube.

  1. Connect the fuel tank filler pipe hose.
  2. Lower the vehicle.
  3. Fill the fuel tank.
  4. Turn on the air suspension system.
  5. Connect the battery ground cable.

 

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