1994 Ford Explorer fuel pump

Tiny
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  • 1994 FORD EXPLORER
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 185,000 MILES
Is the fuel pump in the 1994 explorer in the tank? Do you have to remove the tank. About how long should this job take and what is an estimate of a total cost parts and labor?
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Monday, June 21st, 2010 AT 10:01 PM

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FUEL PUMP LOCATION
The fuel pump is mounted on the fuel sender assembly inside of the fuel tank.

REMOVAL
Depressurize fuel system, refer to Service and Repair / Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure .
Remove fuel from fuel tank by pumping out through filler into a suitable storage tank. Use care to prevent combustion from fuel spillage.
Remove fuel tank to bench.
Remove any dirt that has accumulated around the fuel pump attaching flange so that it will not enter the fuel tank during procedures.
Turn the fuel pump locking ring counterclockwise with the fuel tank lock ring wrench tool and remove locking ring.
Remove the fuel pump and bracket assembly.
Remove seal gasket and discard.
If necessary, disconnect spade connector and remove two screws and fuel sending unit.

INSTALLATION
Clean the fuel pump mounting flange and the fuel tank mounting surface and seal ring groove.
Put a light coating of grease on a new seal ring to hold it in place during assembly and install it in the fuel ring groove.
Install fuel pump and sender assembly carefully to ensure that the filter is not damaged. Be sure that the locating keys are in keyways and the seal ring remains in place.
Hold the fuel sender and sealing gasket in place, install and rotate the locking ring clockwise until stop using fuel tank lock ring wrench tool.
Install the fuel tank in vehicle.


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Note:Part and labor varies within location.

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