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How to replace fuel pump in Dodge Ram 1500?

Fuel tank removal;

1.    Disconnect electrical connector at top of fuel pump module. To disconnect electrical connector: Push upward on red colored tab to unlock. Push on black colored tab while removing connector.
2.    Disconnect necessary emission vent lines from leak pump and EVAP canister (4) and/or (5).
3.    Disconnect fuel supply line (2) from fuel pump module (1).
4.    Disconnect necessary emission vent lines from check valves (3) and/or (7) at top of tank.
5.    Loosen clamps (3) and disconnect rubber fuel hoses at tank fittings.
6.    Support tank with a hydraulic jack
7.    Remove two fuel tank strap nuts (5) and remove both tank support straps (4).

 

8.    Continue to lower tank for removal

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How do you replace the Fuel Pump in a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500?

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  jazzmaster replied 5 years ago.

Fuel tan removal;

  1. Disconnect electrical connector at top of fuel pump module. To disconnect electrical connector: Push upward on red colored tab to unlock. Push on black colored tab while removing connector.
  2. Disconnect necessary emission vent lines from leak pump and EVAP canister (4) and/or (5).
  3. Disconnect fuel supply line (2) from fuel pump module (1).
  4. Disconnect necessary emission vent lines from check valves (3) and/or (7) at top of tank.
  5. Loosen clamps (3) and disconnect rubber fuel hoses at tank fittings.
  6. Support tank with a hydraulic jack
  7. Remove two fuel tank strap nuts (5) and remove both tank support straps (4).
  8. Continue to lower tank for removal

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  • Drain and remove fuel tank.
  • Note rotational position of module before attempting removal. An indexing arrow is located on top of module for this purpose.
  • Position Special Tool 9340 (3) into notches on outside edge of lockring (5).
  • Install 1/2 inch drive breaker bar (1) to tool 9340 (3).
  • Rotate breaker bar counter-clockwise to remove lockring (5).
  • Remove lockring. The module will spring up slightly when lockring is removed.
  • Remove module from fuel tank. Be careful not to bend float arm while removing

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INSTALLATION

  1. Using a new seal (gasket), position fuel pump module into opening in fuel tank.
  2. Position lockring (5) over top of fuel pump module.
  3. Rotate module until embossed alignment arrow points to center alignment mark. This step must be performed to prevent float from contacting side of fuel tank. Also be sure fuel fitting on top of pump module is pointed to drivers side of vehicle.
  4. Install Special Tool 9340 (3) to lockring.
  5. Install 1/2 inch drive breaker (1) into Special Tool 9340 (3).
  6. Tighten lockring (clockwise) until all seven notches have engaged.
  7. Install fuel tank.

as a added note the fuel pressure should be 58 lbs -when the key is first turned on

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