E320 1999

Removal & Installation

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E-Class (210)



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Empty fuel tank.
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  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  7. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Remove trim for fuel tank in the trunk.
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  11. Unplug coupling (arrow) for fuel gauge sensor.
    NOTE
    Fuel gauge sensor and pressure sensor form a unit.

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  13. Secure electric cable to prevent it slipping off.
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  15. Open bayonet lock of fuel gauge sensor.
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  17. Take out fuel gauge sensor.

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    Fig. Typical fuel level sending unit location

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
    NOTE
    Lightly oil the fuel pump sealing O-ring to simplify the installation.

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