Removal & Installation
Observe all applicable safety precautions when working around fuel. Whenever servicing the fuel system, always work in a well ventilated area. Do not allow fuel spray or vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical fire extinguisher near the work area. Always keep fuel in a container specifically designed for fuel storage; also, always properly seal fuel containers to avoid the possibility of fire or explosion.
- Remove the rear seats and deck board.
Remove rear floor service hole cover:
- Remove the rear floor service hole cover.
- Disconnect the fuel pump connector.
- Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Disconnect fuel tank main tube sub-assembly:
- Widen the tip of the tube joint clip and pull out the clip in the direction indicated by the arrow.
Disconnect the fuel tank main tube.
NOTENote the following:
Keep the O-ring free of any foreign matter, as it becomes contaminated easily.
Disconnect the fuel tank vent hose.
Using SST 09808-14020, remove the fuel pump gauge retainer.
NOTEAlign the claws of the fuel pump gauge retainer with the tips of SST.
- Remove the fuel suction with pump and gauge tube. Do not bend the arm of the sender gauge.
- Remove the fuel suction tube gasket from the fuel tank.
- Disconnect the connector of the fuel pump harness.
- Disconnect the fuel tube.
- Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped in protective tape, disengage the 2 claws and remove the fuel filter and fuel pump from the fuel sub-tank.
- Disengage the 2 claws and remove the fuel suction support from the fuel filter.
- Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped in protective tape, disengage the 5 claws, and remove the suction filter with fuel pump from the fuel filter.
- Disconnect the fuel pump harness.
Remove the O-ring and fuel pump spacer.
- To install, reverse the removal procedure.
Apply gasoline to a new O-ring, and then install the fuel pump spacer and new O-ring onto the fuel pump.
NOTEDo not disassemble the fuel pump and the suction filter because they are non-reusable parts.
Check for fuel leakage:
- Connect the Techstream to the DLC3.
Turn the ignition switch to ON and turn the tester ON.
NOTEDo not start the engine.
- Select the following menu items: Powertrain / Engine and ECT / Active Test / Control the Fuel Pump / Speed.
Check that there is no fuel leakage anywhere on the fuel system after doing maintenance.