The fuel tank is removed for washing and replacement, the fuel tank is not subject to repair

We prepare the car and install it on a lift or an observation ditch

To remove the remaining fuel after disconnecting the connecting hose of the filling pipe from the tank nozzle, remove the valve (described below) and pump out the remaining fuel through the opened hole in the tank

We reduce the pressure in the power supply system, as described in previous articles

Disconnect the negative wire from the battery

Lift the rear seat cushion and remove the hatch cover of the fuel pump module

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Disconnect the tip of the pressure fuel line from the fuel module fitting

Disconnect the wiring block from the fuel pump module connector

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Disconnect the return fuel line connector from the fuel module

Removing the main silencer block

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Loosen the clamp of the fuel tank ventilation hose with pliers, shift the clamp along the hose

Disconnect the hose from the fuel tank nozzle

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Loosen the tightening of the clamp fastening the connecting hose of the filling pipe to the nozzle of the fuel tank

Disconnect the hose from the branch pipe, at the same time removing the hose clamp from the hose so as not to lose it

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We pry with a screwdriver and remove the valve from the fuel tank filling nozzle

Check the operation of the valve, replace the faulty one

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Unscrew the plastic nut for attaching the protective shield to the fuel tank clamp

Unscrew the two bolts securing the flap to the bottom of the body

We install a reliable support under the tank

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Unscrew the bolts securing the fuel tank clamps on the left and right sides

We remove the clamps from the fuel tank

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The arrows in the photo show the mounting bolts of the fuel tank clamps

Carefully remove the fuel tank, removing it from under the right protective shield

Installing the fuel tank in reverse order

After connecting the pipelines and wiring harness of the fuel pump, we pour gasoline into the tank

Start the engine and check the tightness of the pipeline connections

Removal of the fuel tank filling pipe

To remove the fuel tank filling pipe:

We remove the left rear wheel and install the car on a reliable support

Removing the left rear wheel fender

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Loosen the clamp of the fuel tank ventilation hose with pliers and shift the clamp along the hose

Disconnect the hose from the fuel tank nozzle

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Loosen the tightening of the clamp fastening the connecting hose of the filling pipe to the nozzle of the fuel tank

Disconnect the hose from the branch pipe, at the same time removing the hose clamp from the hose so as not to lose it

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Unscrew the lower and upper bolts of fastening the fuel tank filling pipe to the body

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We pry with our hand and take out the seal of the fuel tank filler neck, then remove the filling and ventilation pipe

Install the parts in reverse order