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6.2.7. Removal and installation of the fuel pump

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
Model 1,4, 1,6 and later 2,0 l (since 1990 with 8 valves)
1. The fuel pump is located in the fuel tank. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Take off pressure in fuel system. Remove, then establish a cover of a jellied mouth for alignment of pressure in the fuel tank with atmospheric again.
3. Incline a pillow of back sitting forward, move a floor covering under sitting back, then uncover a floor for access to fastening of the fuel pump.
4. Mark and disconnect electric sockets from the fuel pump.
5. Weaken a collar and remove a hose of supply of fuel from the fuel pump.
6. Close the end of a hose a suitable stopper.
7. Unscrew screws of fastening of an arm of the fuel pump, then take an arm together with the fuel pump from the fuel tank. Note an arrangement of a sealing ring and remove it. Using improvised materials, close an opening in the fuel tank for installation of the fuel pump.
L models 1,8 and 2,0, except later models (since 1990 2,0 l with 8 valves)
8. The fuel pump is installed on an arm before the fuel tank. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
9. Using clips, press fuel hoses from two parties of the fuel pump for reduction of losses of fuel after a detachment of hoses.
10. Weaken collars and remove fuel hoses from the fuel pump.
11. Weaken a bolt of fastening of a clip and take the fuel pump from the rubber plug. Disconnect the electric socket from the fuel pump.
12. Alternatively fuel pump can be removed together with the fuel filter and a quencher of fluctuations.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
Model 1,4, 1,6 and later (since 1990) 2,0 l with 8 valves
1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal. At installation use a new sealing ring. Before installation check a condition of the filter of the fuel pump and if it is polluted or damaged, replace it.
L models 1,8 and 2,0, except later models (since 1990 2,0 l with 8 valves)
2. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal. Check reliability of tightening of the collars fixing fuel hoses.
3. Start the engine and check fuel system for existence of leaks. In the presence of fuel leak immediately switch off the engine and remove the cause of leak.