Subaru Forester 1998-05

Fuel Pump

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Typical fuel system component locations

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Drain the fuel tank by removing the drain plugs from the tank and draining into an approved container. Once the fuel has been drained, replace the plugs and tighten to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Remove the rear seat cushion and access panel.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  10.  
  11. Clean any debris away from the fuel pump mounting to prevent it from entering the tank.

    Fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Fuel delivery and return hoses
     
    Fuel pump mounting nuts
     
    Fuel pump out of the fuel tank
     

  12.  

To install:

  1. Replace the sealing gaskets for the fuel pump.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump into the tank. Torque the mounting nuts in sequence to 39 inch lbs. (4.4 Nm).
     



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    Fig. Fuel pump mounting nut tightening sequence



    Fuel delivery and return hoses
     
    Fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Fuel filler cap
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
  6.  
  7. Install the fuel pump access cover and rear seat cushion.
  8.  

  1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2.  
  3. Drain the fuel tank by removing the drain plugs from the tank and draining into an approved container. Once the fuel has been drained, replace the plugs and tighten to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Remove the rear seat cushion and access panel.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  8.  
  9. Clean any debris away from the fuel pump mounting to prevent it from entering the tank.

    Fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Fuel delivery and return hoses
     
    Fuel pump mounting nuts
     
    Fuel pump out of the fuel tank
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Replace the sealing gaskets for the fuel pump.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel pump into the tank. Torque the mounting nuts in sequence to 39 inch lbs. (4.4 Nm).
     
    Fuel delivery and return hoses
     
    Fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Fuel filler cap
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
  6.  
  7. Install the fuel pump access cover and rear seat cushion.

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    Fig. Fuel pump mounting bolt tightening sequence

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Fig. Fuel system and related components-typical

 
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