No access to the pump, you will have to drop the tank....
Did the pump cut out on you? Check to see if you have power to the pump
before you do this job. Some have seen the wiring at the top of the tank
corrode. If you have power to the pump but no pressure then you will have
to drop the tank. You will need to bite the bullet and get a new tank (it
will rust through soon), new mounting straps (you will have to cut off the
old ones), a new sender (you will need the new wiring harness that is part
of the sender), hoses that go from the tank to the filler neck (old ones
will be brittle and you will have a hard time taking them off), a piece of
roofing tar paper or the insulator strips (you will see what I mean when you
look in LMC'c catalog) and the fuel pump (try to get a good brand I went
through two carter pumps before I got a good one). It will take about 2-3
hrs to do the job run it for a little while then replace the inline filter
again. Also understand you will soon be replacing the throttle body.
Lastly and the most important request a LMC Catalog. You can get all the
parts you need from them for a very good price. When I did this job I get
everything from them except for the pump which I got from the local parts
I agree with this get the best pump you can. I wanted a Bosch pump but
everybody only had the Carter. So I got the second replacement pump for
free but I cost me another $200 to change it out. So the $53 pump cost me
$253.... Get the best pump you can. Lmc is good for the dash gauges they
are the only ones that have the replacement modules.
More importantly, keep tank full of fuel as the fuel cools and
lubricates the pump and running it low a lot will shorten its lfe.
BTW, GM does not make the motor for those pumps and never did from day
No it doesn't it has to be dropped and only takes me 15-20 minutes I done
them so dam much.
Next before you go blow a wad of cash when you find your sending unit is
all crusty I have an almost new one I'll sell ya. I can Email pictures of
just how clean it is and that it works. I snagged it from a parts truck
hoping to use it on my blazer or buddies 92 but no such luck. The Burb has a
bigger tank and mine is a 31 gallon.
It's a 4 port with the tags still on it. the year range is 87-91.
anastyb at hot mail
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