Gasoline or gasoline vapors are highly flammable. A fire could occur if an ignition source is present. Never drain or store gasoline or diesel fuel in an open container, due to the possibility of fire or explosion. Have a dry chemical (Class B) fire extinguisher nearby.
- Remove the fuel tank.
- Remove the fuel pump module assembly.
Inspect the fuel pump module strainer.
CAUTIONWhen flushing the fuel tank, handle the fuel and water mixture as a hazardous material. Handle the fuel and water in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations
- Flush the fuel tank with hot water.
- Pour the water out of the fuel sender assembly opening in the fuel tank. Rock the fuel tank in order to be sure that the removal of the water from the fuel tank is complete.
- Allow the tank to dry completely before reassembly.
Disconnect the fuel feed pipe at the engine fuel rail.
NOTEOnly use oil-free compressed air to blow out the fuel pipes.
- Clean the fuel pipes by applying air pressure in the opposite direction of the fuel flow.
- Connect the fuel feed pipe to the engine fuel rail.
- Install the fuel pump module assembly.
- Install the fuel tank.