Camaro, Firebird, 1999 - 2002

Fuel Pump

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Drain the fuel tank.
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  7. Clean the area surrounding the sender assembly to prevent contamination of the fuel system.
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  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Fuel tank
     
    Fuel sender-to-fuel tank retaining ring
     
    Fuel sender from the fuel tank
     
    Fuel pump from the sending unit

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    Fig. Fuel sender/pump assembly component identification

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    The fuel pump strainer must be in a horizontal position and must not block the float arm travel.



    Fuel pump with new strainer onto the sending unit
     
    New O-ring in the tank opening groove
     
    New O-ring on the fuel sender feed tube
     

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  3. Fold the strainer over itself and slowly position the sending assembly in the tank so the strainer is not damaged or trapped by the sump walls.

    Retaining ring
     
    Fuel tank. Torque the bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
     
    Fuel filler cap
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  5. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position for 2 seconds, OFF for 10 seconds, then back to the ON position. Check for fuel leaks.
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