MINI 2002-05

Fuel Pump

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the fuel tank.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Rear seat
     
    Fuel pump access plate (under trim panel)
     
    Electrical connector
     

  6.  
  7. Unscrew the outer ring with special tool 16-1-020.
  8.  
  9. Lift the cap and detach the fuel line and electrical connector from the fuel level sensor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fuel level sensor and fuel pump from the tank.
  12.  

To install:


NOTE
Always use a new seal or gasket when installing the fuel pump or fuel level gauge sending unit assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump into the fuel tank taking care not to bend or damage the fuel sending unit assembly
     
    New seal and torque the sealing ring, using tool No. 16-1-020, to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Fuel gauge level sending unit electrical connector
     
    Metal cover
     
    Rear seat bench
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Refill fuel tank.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the fuel tank.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Rear seat
     
    Fuel pump access plate (under trim panel)
     
    Electrical connector
     

  6.  
  7. Unscrew the outer ring with special tool 16-1-020.
  8.  
  9. Lift the cap and detach the fuel line and electrical connector from the fuel level sensor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fuel level sensor and fuel pump from the tank.
  12.  

To install:


NOTE
Always use a new seal or gasket when installing the fuel pump or fuel level gauge sending unit assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump into the fuel tank taking care not to bend or damage the fuel sending unit assembly
     
    New seal and torque the sealing ring, using tool No. 16-1-020, to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Fuel gauge level sending unit electrical connector
     
    Metal cover
     
    Rear seat bench
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Refill fuel tank.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
  6.  

 
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