How to Replace a Fuel Tank


Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Fuel Tank. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Screwdriver
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
  • Fuel Tank

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $235.17 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $638.91 parts and labor

Instructions:

  • Find the fuel tank in your vehicle.
  • Examine it carefully for any signs of leak.
  • Look for the fuel pump fuse and take it out.
  • Turn the engine on to ease the pressure in fuel system.
  • Drain out all the fuel from the fuel tank into a clean container with a lid so that you can keep the fuel safe.
  • Secure the fuel tank on jack.
  • Unfasten he straps or bolts so that the fuel tank detach from the frame.
  • Remove all the lines or hoses and any other components attached to the fuel tank.
  • Lower the fuel tank and drag it out of the vehicle.
  • Support the new tank on jack and connect all the removed components back onto the new tank.
  • Raise the fuel tank and secure it to the frame with straps or bolts.
  • Fill the new tank with gas and observe the tank for any signs of leak.
  • Put the fuse back to the fuel pump and turn the engine on. Wait for some time and recheck the tanks and its surrounding areas for any signs of leak.
  • Take a small drive to ensure that the new fuel tank is properly installed.

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