RX300 1999

Fuel Pump


Removal & Installation

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Fig. Fuel pump

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Loosen the fuel cap to relieve any fuel pressure within the tank.

    Negative battery cable
    Left-hand rear seat assembly
    Floor service hole by pulling back the carpet; then, remove the 4 screws
    Fuel pump and sender gauge connector

    Fuel pipe union bolt and both gaskets
    Fuel pump outlet pipe
    Return vent hose from the fuel pump
    8 fuel pump bolts and the pump assembly from the tank


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump to the fuel tank. Tighten the 8 bolts to 31 inch lbs. (3.5 Nm).
    Return vent hose to the fuel pump
    Outlet pipe to the fuel pump, using new gaskets. Tighten the union bolts to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
    Fuel pump and sender gauge connector
    Floor hole cover with the 4 screws
    Left rear seat assembly
    Negative battery cable
    Fuel cap

  3. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.