Toyota Celica/Supra 1971-1985 Repair Guide

Electric Fuel Pump


All 1983-85 Celicas and all Supras are equipped with an electric fuel pump. The pump on the 1985 Celica and the 1984-85 Supra is located inside the fuel tank, while the one on the 1983-84 Celica and the 1979-83 Supra is attached to the front side of the tank.


1979-83 Supra and 1983-84 Celica

See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: The fuel pump on the Celica GTS is slightly different from that on the GT and ST

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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the 5M-GE Supra's electric fuel pump and filter

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Unplug the fuel pump wiring connector inside the trunk.
  5. Unscrew the four bolts and remove the service hole cover.
  7. Disconnect and plug the fuel pump inlet hose.
  9. Remove the bolt at the fuel pump bracket.
  11. Raise the rear of the car and support it with jackstands.
  13. Remove the fuel pipe bracket. Slowly loosen, then disconnect the fuel pump outlet hose.
  15. Unscrew the two remaining fuel pump bracket bolts, then remove the pump.
  17. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
  19. Start the engine and check for any leaks.

1984-85 Supra and 1985 Celica

See Figures 3, 4, 5 and 6

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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the bolts retaining the pump unit to the fuel tank

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