Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1970-1988

Electric Fuel Pump

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See Figure 1

All 1975-79 Pick-Ups are equipped with an electric fuel pump. The pump is located inside the fuel tank.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the electrical fuel pump-1975-79 20R engine

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the trim panel from inside the trunk.
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  5. Remove the screws which secure the pump access plate to the fuel tank.
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  7. Withdraw the plate, gasket and pump assembly as one unit.
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To install:
  1. Disconnect all leads and hoses from the fuel pump.
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  3. Connect all leads and hoses to the the fuel pump and then position the pump/plate assembly.
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Always use a new gasket when installing the fuel pump.

  1. Install the fuel pump access plate and the trim panel.
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  3. Connect the battery cable.
  4.  

  1. Start the engine and check for any leaks.
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TESTING




CAUTION
Do not operate the fuel pump unless it is immersed in gasoline and connected to its resistor.

  1. Disconnect the lead from the oil pressure warning light sender.
  2.  
  3. Unfasten the line from the outlet side of the fuel filter.
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  5. Connect a pressure gauge to the filter outlet with a length of rubber hose.
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  7. Turn the ignition switch to the "ON'' position, but do not start the engine.
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  9. Check the pressure gauge reading against the figure given in the "Tune-Up Specifications'' chart in Engine Performance and Tune-up .
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  11. Check for a clogged filter or pinched lines if the pressure is not up to specification.
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  13. If there is nothing wrong with the filter or lines, replace the fuel pump.
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  15. Turn the ignition OFF and reconnect the fuel line to the filter. Connect the lead to the oil pressure sender also.
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