Mechanics

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1998 Acura CL

How do you access the fuel pump in the gas tank in a 1998 acura 3.0 cl, how do you replace it?
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Bmock16
January 20, 2011.



Alldata says you have to remove the fuel tank to access the pump, drain the fuel first and the pump comes out the top.

Dr. Hagerty
Jan 20, 2011.
Removal & Installation (3.0CL)
Release fuel pressure.
Raise and support vehicle.
Remove heat shield.
Remove fuel tank drain bolt and empty fuel tank.
Disconnect lines.
Place a jack under tank.
Remove strap nuts, and allow straps to fall free.
Disconnect all electrical connectors.
Remove fuel tank.
If fuel tank sticks, carefully pry fuel tank off mount using a pry-bar.
Remove fuel pump mounting nuts and fuel pump.

To install, reverse removal procedure.
Install drain bolt with NEW washer.
Coat drain bolt with rubber sealer (Noxrust 124B ).
Allow rubber sealer (Noxrust 124B ) to dry for 20 minutes.

KHLow2008
Jan 20, 2011.