Aveo 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Using an air-operated pump, drain as much fuel as possible through the fuel fill pipe.
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  7. Disconnect the parking brake cable retainer clamps and the support along the fuel tank to provide clearance for the tank.
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  9. Remove the fuel tank filler tube clamp at the fuel tank.
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  11. Disconnect the fuel tank filler tube.
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  13. Disconnect the fuel tank filler tube at the fuel tank.
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  15. Disconnect the canister vapor tube at the control valve vapor tube.
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  17. Disconnect the fuel line near the right front of the fuel tank.
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  19. Disconnect the wiring harness clips and the fuel line clips as needed.
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  21. Remove the front exhaust pipe.
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  23. Support the fuel tank with a suitable jack.
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  25. Remove the fuel tank retaining nuts.
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  27. Carefully lower and remove the fuel tank.
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To install:

  1. Carefully raise the fuel tank into position using a suitable jack.
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  3. Install the fuel tank retaining nuts and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  5. Connect the fuel line.
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  7. Connect the wiring harness clips and the fuel line clips that were removed.
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  9. Connect the fuel pump electrical connector.
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  11. Connect the fuel vapor line.
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  13. Connect the fuel tank filler tube and the fuel tank vent tube.
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  15. Install the fuel tank filler tube clamp at the fuel tank.
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  17. Install the front exhaust pipe.
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  19. Install the parking brake cable support and retainer clamps.
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  21. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  23. Fill the fuel tank.
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  25. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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