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FUEL PUMP UNIT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

WARNING:

1. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” before performing any work operations to prevent fuel from spilling from the fuel system. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
2. Remove the battery cover.
3. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
4. Perform the following procedure to remove the service hole cover.
a. To remove the back trim, remove the following parts:
i. Console (See CONSOLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
ii. Quarter trim (See QUARTER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
iii. Scuff plate (SCUFF PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
iv. Tire house trim (See TIRE HOUSE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
v. Aeroboard (See AEROBOARD REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
vi. Front seat back bar garnish (See SEAT BACK BAR GARNISH REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
b. Remove the back trim. (See BACK TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Remove the service hole cover.

5. Disconnect the quick release connector from the fuel pump unit. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
6. Disconnect the fuel pump unit connector.
7. Remove in the order indicated in the table.



1

Plate

2

Packing

3

Fuel pump unit

(See FUEL PUMP UNIT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)


8. Install in the reverse order of removal.
9. Complete the “AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION”. (See AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)

Fuel Leakage Inspection After Pump Unit Installation

1. Before installing the fuel tank, verify that there is no leakage when a pressure of 5.9 kPa {44 mmHg, 1.7 inHg} is applied to the fuel tank.
2. Install the fuel tank. (See FUEL TANK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Drive the vehicle starting from a standstill and brake suddenly five to six times at a low speed.
4. Stop the vehicle and verify from outside the vehicle that there is no fuel leakage around the fuel pump unit.


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