Mechanics

TOYOTA AVALON FUEL PUMP PROBLEM

1998 Toyota Avalon • 150,000 miles

How do I replace the fuel pump? Took out back seat but can't find access
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January 5, 2013.




REMOVAL

CAUTION: Do not smoke or work near an open flame when working on the fuel pump.

REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION
REMOVE FLOOR SERVICE HOLE COVER

(a) Take out the floor carpet.
(b) Remove the 5 screws and service hole cover.

HINT: At the time of installation, please refer to the following items. Check for fuel leakage.

DISCONNECT FUEL PUMP & SENDER GAUGE CONNECTOR

NOTICE: Do not lift the fuel pump up with the wire harness picking.

REMOVE NO.1 FUEL TANK PROTECTOR Remove the 2 bolts and No.1 fuel tank protector.

Torque: 4 N.M (40 kgf-cm, 35 in. Lbf)

DISCONNECT FUEL TUBE (FUEL TUBE CONNECTOR)

CAUTION: Perform disconnecting and connecting operations the fuel tube connector (quick type) after observing the precautions.
As there is retained pressure in the fuel pipe line, prevent it from splashing inside the vehicle compartment.

REMOVE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY FROM FUEL TANK

(a) Remove the 6 bolts and fuel tank vent tube set plate.
Torque: 4 N.M (40 kgf-cm, 35 in. Lbf)

(b) Pull out the fuel pump assembly.
(c) Remove the gasket from the pump assembly.

NOTICE: Do not damage the fuel pump filter.
Be careful that the arm of the sender gauge should not bent.

HINT: At the time of installation, please refer to the following items. Install a new gasket to the pump assembly.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.



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