Mazda Trucks 1972-1986 Repair Guide

Tank Assembly

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Typical fuel tank assembly

  1. Raise and support the rear of the truck.
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  3. Remove the fuel tank drain plug and drain the gasoline into a metal container.
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  5. Install the drain plug.
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  7. Disconnect and plug the fuel pump line at the tank.
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  9. Disconnect the line from the condenser tank or vapor valve at the fuel tank.
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  11. If so equipped, disconnect the fuel return line.
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  13. Disconnect the fuel sending unit lead and the electrical connector.
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  15. Remove the fuel tank attaching bolts at the mounting bracket and lower the tank.
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  17. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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