Avenger, Sebring Coupe, Stratus Coupe, 1999-2006

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  5. Remove fuel pump module.
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  7. Depress retaining tab and remove the fuel pump/level sensor connector from the bottom of the fuel pump module electrical connector.
    NOTE
    The pump module harness on top of the flange is not serviceable or removable

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  9. Using Special Tool C-4334 or a suitable terminal remover, remove terminals from level sensor connector.
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  11. Insert a screwdriver between the fuel pump module and the top of the level sensor housing.
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  13. Push level sensor down slightly.
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  15. Slide level sensor wires through opening fuel pump module.
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  17. Slide level sensor out of channel in module.

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    Fig. Location of fuel level/pump module

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To install:

  1. Insert level sensor wires into bottom of opening in module.
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  3. Wrap wires into groove in back of level sensor
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  5. While feeding wires into guide grooves, slide level sensor up into channel until it snaps into place
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  7. Ensure tab at bottom of sensor locks in place
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  9. Install level sensor wires in connector. Push the wires up through the connector and then pull them down until they lock in place.
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  11. Ensure signal and ground wires are installed in the correct position
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  13. Install locking wedge on connector.
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  15. Push connector up into bottom of fuel pump module electrical connector.
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  17. Install fuel pump module. Refer to Fuel Pump Module in this section.
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  19. Reconnect battery.
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The fuel gauge level sending unit is attached to the side of fuel pump module. The level sensor is a variable resistor.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the fuel pump module. Refer to Fuel Pump, removal & installation.
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  5. Depress the retaining tab and remove the fuel pump/level sensor connector from the bottom of the fuel pump module electrical connector.
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  7. Pull off the wire terminal locking wedge.
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  9. Using a small screwdriver, lift the locking finger away from the terminal and push the level sensor and ground terminals out of connector.
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  11. Use a screwdriver to move the locking tab on level sensor and move the level sensor down the channel to remove.
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  13. Slide the level sensor out of the installation channel in the fuel pump module.
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To install:

  1. Insert the level sensor wires into the bottom opening in fuel pump module.
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  3. Wrap the wires into the groove in back of the level sensor.
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  5. While feeding the wires into the guide grooves, slide the level sensor up into the channel until it snaps into place. Ensure the tab at the bottom of the sensor locks in place.
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  7. Install the level sensor wires in the connector. Push the wires up through the connector and then pull them down until they lock in place. Ensure signal and ground wires are installed in the correct position.
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  9. Install the locking wedge on the connector.
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  11. Push the connector up into the bottom of the fuel pump module electrical connector.
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  13. Install the fuel pump module. Refer to Fuel Pump, removal & installation.
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