PT Cruiser, 2001 - 2005

Fuel Pump

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The fuel pump is integral with the pump module, which also contains the fuel reservoir, level sensor, inlet strainer and fuel pressure regulator. The inlet strainer, fuel pressure regulator and level sensor are the only serviceable items. If the fuel pump requires service, replace the entire fuel pump module.

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Fig. Exploded view of the fuel pump module

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner lid
     
    Inlet Air Temperature (IAT) sensor and make up air hose
     
    Fuel tank
     
    Fuel pump module and seal from the tank
     
    Locknut to release the fuel pump module, using a Ring Spanner Tool No. 6856
     
    Fuel filter from the fuel pump module
     
    Fuel pump and seal from the fuel tank

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    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel pump module

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel filter to the fuel pump module
     
    Fuel filter lines to the fuel pump module
     
    Fuel pump module in the tank
     
    Locknut while holding the fuel pump in position. Using Tool 6856, torque the nut to 56 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
     
    Fuel tank
     
    IAT sensor and make-up hose
     
    Air cleaner lid
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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