Fuel pump location

Tiny
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  • 1989 TOYOTA COROLLA
  • 130,000 MILES
Locate the fuel pump and to replace.
Saturday, October 20th, 2012 AT 1:50 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

Some fuel pumps can be accessible through the top of the gas tank (trap door) or only the float for the gas gauge. Remove the rear seat cushion for the access (service) hole.

If not pump you must remove the tank here is a guide to help you see what you are in for when doing the job step bu step with a diagrams below to show you how on your car.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-an-electric-fuel-pump

Check out the diagrams (Below). Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:22 PM
Tiny
FOREVERREBELO
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  • 1989 TOYOTA COROLLA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 16,500 MILES
Four cylinder front wheel drive automatic 165,000 miles.

I have an 1989 corolla that has a carburetor, 1.6L engine. I am having the fuel pump replaced but I have a few questions.
I am guessing it is mechanical since it has a carburetor, but I am not sure. Is it most likely mechanical?
Also, I am not sure if it is located in the tank or outside?

Your help is appreciated.
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:22 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MINHLY1
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  • 1989 TOYOTA COROLLA
Four cylinder front wheel drive automatic.

Where is the fuel pump located? And is it easy to fix? Can I buy a used part from used auto parts?
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:22 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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The electric fuel pump is contained within the fuel tank. On 1988-1992 models, it is necessary to remove the fuel tank from the vehicle in order to reach the pump. This is not a do-it-yourself repair so please do not attempt to repair unless you have experience to do so. Fuel pump is something that you would not want to buy used. I suggest purchasing dealer recommended fuel pump as other brand fuel pumps have a tendency to fail much quicker.

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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:22 PM (Merged)
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ANGELOLI1951
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  • 1991 TOYOTA COROLLA
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 150,000 MILES
Four cylinder two wheel drive automatic 150,000 miles.

Hi, where is location of the fuel pump? I opened the tank from above and only found the fuel gauge indicator. Thank you.
Angel
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:23 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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It is in fuel tank and tank must be removed to access.
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:23 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MMPRINCE4000
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Short fuel pump and +B on diagnostic link, fuel pump should run, if it does, then most likely not a fuel issue.
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:23 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MOSQUEDA1CMD
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  • 1991 TOYOTA COROLLA
Where is my fuel pump located?
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:23 PM (Merged)
Tiny
JDL
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Hi, should be in the gas tank.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/170934_corolla_1.jpg

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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:23 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MMPRINCE4000
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You can test fuel pump by shorting +b and fuel pump on diagnostic link. If pump runs, then fuse, relay, if not, then pump. Or wiring to it.
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:23 PM (Merged)
Tiny
NIXAMUS
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  • 1994 TOYOTA COROLLA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 150,000 MILES
Four cylinder front wheel drive manual 150,000 miles.

Engine stalled then will not start. Good spark, compression. When I spray a fuel into air cleaner it will run then shut off when I stop. Removed fuel lines to engine and nothing comes out. However, I do not know the location of the fuel pump. Is it in the tank, where do I access it from? Cheers
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:24 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MHPAUTOS
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Hi there,

The fuel pump is an in tank pump which you access via a cover plate under the rear seat.

Mark (mhpautos)
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:24 PM (Merged)
Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Might have an access through the trunk or the backseat. If not siphon the fuel then drop the tank.
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Friday, February 24th, 2017 AT 4:24 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MR. RAMO
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  • 1985 TOYOTA COROLLA
Engine Mechanical problem
1985 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl Automatic

I have recently aquired a 1985 Toyota Corolla Sedan, car hadnt been started in 3 years, cleaned it up a bit, put some fuel in it and a new battery, tried to start it, car wants to turn over but fails to do so, when fuel is poured straight into the carby it starts perfectly and runs until the fuel in the carby runs out, assuming this is the fuel pump or fuel lines, how would I access the fuel pump? And where is it?
Appreciate your help
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Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 AT 6:46 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MHPAUTOS
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Hi there,

If you have a carby engine, the fuel pump is driven by the engine and it is almost next to the carby, it is held on with 2 12mm bolts. Also check that the needle and seat is not stuck in the carby.

Mark (mhpautos)
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Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 AT 6:46 PM (Merged)
Tiny
RUTHERFORD
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  • 1989 TOYOTA COROLLA
Electrical problem
1989 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl

Where is the fuse, breaker etc. For my fuel pump?
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Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 AT 6:46 PM (Merged)
Tiny
BLUELIGHTNIN6
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Inspect EFI Circuit Opening Relay, located under center of dash in console.

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