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2001 ford escape: fuel pump..xlt, 4wd..back seat

Customer Question

how to change fuel pump on a 2001 ford escape. xlt, 4wd. Some say to drop the tank, others say get access under the back seat. I looked at the access via the back seat and think i can see the unit after lifting a cut-out carpet square. Given that i can remove it from there, is there anything else i should know?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  BigBob replied 3 years ago.

BigBob :

Greetings and welcome to just answer!!!!!

Customer:

hi

Customer:

hello

BigBob :

You do not take out the fuel pump on this application, it is accessed from under the LH rear seat cushion. I will upload a file for you.

BigBob :

Click here.

Customer:

u waiting for me.

Customer:

do you mean do not take out fuel tank on this application

Customer:

typo i guess

BigBob :

That is correct, it is accessed from under the passenger rear seat cushion.

Customer:

ok, then ford said they would charge me like 800 or $1,300 and CarX also. why would that be. They had the car in the shop

BigBob :





















Parts Information


















PartOEM PartPrice
Fuel Pump
Fuel PumpYL8Z9H307BB$318.00
































LaborSkill
Level
Mfg.
Warranty
Standard
Fuel Pump
Diagnose/Test
Fuel Pump, TestB0.30.4
ReplaceB0.01.0









Does Not Include: Drain & Refill Fuel Tank.


BigBob :

This is from the factory manual. i don't know why they are saying that much.

BigBob :

Still there?

Customer:

One place yeah, but both places. I will ask them to be sure. They told me i need a new pump. I need to turn the key on twice or three times to prime it otherwise engine will not crank. I hear a whirling sound but today there was no sound, and car would not start, so i think i better get it fixed asap.

Customer:

So, i should still drain the tank or not?

BigBob :

Give me your vin # XXXXX I can double check.

Customer:

1fmyu04111kf16718.

BigBob :

Thanks!!! Give me just a second.

BigBob :

Yeah I just double checked. Did you download the file? You DO NOT have to drain the tank first.

Customer:

Ok, i downloaded the document. Do i need the tool, i think use something else, unless u think i really need it.

BigBob :

You do not need the tool for this one. You can use a drift or punch.

Customer:

Release pressure - take the cap off.

Customer:

Ok - the document says that.

Customer:

I think i am done, thanks for your help

BigBob :

No problem anytime. I am very pleased to have helped you - Please click the Accept button for me now - Thank You ...and if you do need or wish to get back to me after - you can do so just by coming back to this post and use the Reply button - your reply will then come straight back to me .. and I am always happy to help further, Bob

Customer:

I will try this on the weekend. If i have a ? can i ask then. Do i have to pay again for same job. I expect i can do this butjust checking

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Expert:  BigBob replied 3 years ago.
Just reply here and it will come straight to me. You do not have to pay again. Thanks for the accept.



Bob

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