Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Fuel Pump

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
The manufacturer recommends draining of the fuel tank.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    CAUTION
    The fuel injection system remains under pressure after the engine has been OFF . Properly relieve fuel pressure before disconnecting any fuel lines. Failure to do so may result in fire or personal injury. Do not allow fuel spray or fuel vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical fire extinguisher nearby. Never store fuel in an open container due to risk of fire or explosion.



    Negative battery cable
     



    Rear floor carpeting

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    Fig. Fuel pump and related components-Montero

     
    Fuel pump cover
     
    Fuel pump connector and the fuel hoses
     
    Fuel pump assembly
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump assembly into the fuel tank. Torque the nuts to 18-26 inch lbs.
     
    Fuel lines and the fuel pump connector
     
    Fuel pump cover
     
    Rear floor carpeting.
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Refill the fuel tank, if drained
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks and proper operation.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fuel tank drain plug and drain the fuel from the tank.
    CAUTION
    The fuel injection system remains under pressure after the engine has been OFF . Properly relieve fuel pressure before disconnecting any fuel lines. Failure to do so may result in fire or personal injury.

  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    CAUTION
    Wait at least 90 seconds after the negative battery cable is disconnected to prevent possible deployment of the air bag.



    Negative battery cable
     



    Fuel tank protector, if equipped
     
    Fuel tank from the vehicle
     
    Fuel pump retaining screws and the pump from the tank
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Clean the seal area of the tank.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New gasket
     
    Fuel pump in the same position as originally installed.
     
    Fuel pump retaining screws, Torque the nuts to 22 inch lbs. (2.5 Nm).
     
    Fuel tank. Torque the bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
     
    Fuel tank drain plug and the fuel tank protector, if equipped
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Refill the fuel tank and install the cap.
  6.  
  7. Check fuel system for leaks.
  8.  

 
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