RX300 1999

Removal & Installation

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At this time the manufacturer does not provide removal and installation procedures for this component. The following procedure is a guideline and may differ from the vehicle you are servicing.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system.

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable be sure that the ignition switch and headlight switches are off.


    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable, certain systems will have to be initialized after reconnecting the cable. These systems are adaptive front lighting system, power window control system, power back door system, SRS system, audio system, sliding roof system and certain DTC codes. Be sure to write down any important information before disconnecting the cable. The Toyota scan tool, or equivalent, must be used. Follow the directions on the appropriate scan tool to complete initialization procedure.

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  5. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  7. Drain the fuel tank. Be sure to properly dispose of used fuel.
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  9. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  11. Remove the fuel tank shield, if equipped.
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  13. Disconnect and plug the fuel lines at the tank.
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  15. Disconnect the emission system vacuum hoses.
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  17. Disconnect the electrical connectors at the tank.
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  19. Properly support the fuel tank, using a suitable floor jack.
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  21. Remove the tank strap retaining bolts. Remove the straps.
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  23. Lower the tank. Check to ensure that no lines, hoses or electrical connectors are still attached.
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  25. Remove the tank from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Fuel tank and related components-1999-00



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    Fig. Fuel tank and related components-1901-03

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To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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