GM Full-Size Trucks 1988-1998 Repair Information

Tank Assembly

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the tank.
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  5. Raise the rear of your vehicle and support it with jackstands.
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  7. Remove the clamp on the filler neck and the vent tube hose.
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  9. If equipped, remove the gauge hose which is attached to the frame.
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  11. While supporting the tank securely, remove the support straps and insulators.
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  13. If equipped, remove the fuel tank shield.
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  15. Lower the tank until the gauge wiring, electrical connections and all hoses can be removed.
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  17. Remove the tank.
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To install:
  1. Raise the tank until all hoses, electrical connections and wiring can be attached.
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  3. Raise the tank into position, and If equipped, install the tank shield.
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  5. Install the tank retaining straps. Tighten the strap retainers to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm). Make certain that any anti-squeak material is replaced during installation.
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  7. Install the clamp on the filler neck and the vent tube hose.
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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  11. Fill the tank and check for leaks.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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