Sentra 1997

Fuel Pump

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Removal & Installation



The fuel pump is located in the fuel tank on all vehicles. In-tank fuel pumps are accessible by lifting up the rear seat to gain access to the inspection cover.

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Rear seat from the vehicle
     
    Inspection cover that is located under the rear seat
     
    Inlet and outlet fuel lines from the fuel pump assembly
     
    Fuel pump and gauge wiring connections
     
    6 mounting bolts that secure the fuel pump assembly to the top of the fuel tank
     

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  7. Raise up the fuel pump assembly and detach the fuel tubes and connector.

    Fuel gauge assembly
     
    Fuel pump with the fuel chamber
     

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  9. Pull up the front of the fuel pump chamber and slide the chamber forward.

    Fuel pump from the chamber
     
    O-ring seal or gasket
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump to the fuel pump chamber and slide chamber rearward
     
    Fuel pump with the fuel pump chamber
     
    Fuel gauge assembly using a new O-ring
     
    Fuel tubes and connector. Use new hoses and clamps.
     
    6 mounting bolts to the top of the fuel gauge unit and torque the bolts to 18-22 inch lbs. (2-2.5 Nm)
     
    Fuel pump and gauge wiring connections
     
    New inlet and outlet fuel lines to the fuel pump assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.

    Inspection cover and the rear seat
     

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