Aurora 2001-2003

Fuel Pump


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  5. Drain the fuel tank.
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    When the lock-ring is removed from the fuel sender, the sender assembly will spring up. Downward pressure should be kept on the assembly and slowly released to ensure the sender assembly does not get damaged.

    The reservoir bucket on the fuel sender assembly will be full of fuel when it is removed from the tank. Be sure to have a catch pan nearby to drain the sender into.

    Spare tire and jack
    Floor trunk liner by pulling it back
    Fuel sender access panel
    Fuel sender assembly quick connect fittings
    Fuel sender assembly electrical connector

    Lock-ring from the fuel sender

    Sender assembly from the tank


To install:

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Fig. Fuel pump and sending unit module assembly

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New O-ring on top of the tank
    Sender assembly into the tank
    Retainer on top of the fuel tank, compress the sender until the retainer can be engaged; then lock it in place
    Quick connect fittings to the fuel sender assembly
    Sender assembly electrical connector
    Negative battery cable

  3. Pressurize the fuel system and verify no leaks.
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel sender access panel
    Trunk liner
    Spare tire and jack