Miata 1990-1997

Removal & Installation

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WARNING
When removing the fuel tank, keep sparks , cigarettes and open flames away from the tank. Before repairing the fuel tank, clean it thoroughly with steam to remove all explosive gas.



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Fig. Exploded view of the fuel system removal procedure

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Siphon the fuel from the fuel tank.
  4.  
  5. Remove the main silencer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the power plant frame.
  8.  
  9. Remove the fuel filler hoses
  10.  
  11. Remove the fuel hoses
  12.  
  13. Remove the evaporative hoses
  14.  
  15. Remove the fuel pump connector
  16.  
  17. Remove the fuel filter bolts
  18.  
  19. Remove the brake pipe joint
  20.  
  21. Remove the battery cable
  22.  
  23. Remove the rear crossmember assembly
  24.  
  25. Remove the fuel tank unit
  26.  
  27. Remove the tow-way check valve
  28.  
  29. Remove the fuel vapor valve
  30.  
  31. Remove the fuel tank
  32.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Push the ends of the main fuel hose, fuel return hose and evaporation hose onto the fuel tank fittings at least 25mm, and the fuel filler hose at least 35mm.
  4.  

 
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