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Fig. Fig. 4: View of fuel pump fittings through the floorpan
Fig. Fig. 5: Remove the locking ring from the fuel pump sender with a special wrench such as Fuel Tank Sender Wrench D84P-9275-A
A drift punch or a screwdriver or other tool can be used to disengage the fuel pump locking ring, the special tool is not required.
It is recommended that the in-line fuel filter be replaced whenever a fuel pump is being replaced.
See Figures 5 and 6
Fig. Fig. 5: Lift the seat cushion straight up to release the retaining clips from the floor
Fig. Fig. 6: Guide the seat belts through the holes in the cushion
See Figures 25 and 26
Fig. Fig. 25: Upper intake manifold retaining bolt removal sequence-2.5L engine
Fig. Fig. 26: Upper intake manifold retaining bolt installation sequence-2.5L engine
When removing engine components such as manifolds and cylinder heads, always remove the retaining bolts in a reverse order of their tightening sequence to prevent warpage to the component.
See Figures 27, 28 and 29
Fig. Fig. 27: Lower intake manifold retaining bolt removal sequence-2.5L engine
Fig. Fig. 28: Lower intake manifold assembly mounting-2.5L engine
Fig. Fig. 29: Lower intake manifold retaining bolt installation sequence-2.5L engine
The dealership said that there would be added cost to the repair, due to them having to lower the gas tank.
But it seems everything is done without having to do this. What exactly are they talking about in this case?
And it seems that you are just giving me instructions on how to replace the fuel pump. What about replacing the fuel sending assembly or are they the same thing. And also in addition, how dangerous is this work. Not too bad I am hoping.