Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Mechanical Fuel Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect and plug both fuel lines.
  4.  
  5. Remove the two socket head retaining bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the fuel pump and its plastic flange.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the pump using a new flange seal. Tighten the bolts 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the fuel lines to the carburetor.
  4.  
  5. Connect the battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the fuel pump showing the filter screen

 
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