6.2.7. Removal and installation of the fuel tank

Gasoline is extremely flammable therefore during the work with any components of fuel system it is necessary to take special precautionary measures! You do not smoke, and do not approach the venue of works with naked flame or the carrying unprotected by the lamp shade. Do not perform such works in the garages equipped with the heating devices using natural gas (such as vodogre, dryers, etc.)! The working platform has to be ventilated well. At hit of gasoline on skin immediately wash away it water with soap. When carrying out any works with fuel system put on goggles and you hold near at hand the fire extinguisher. In case of a gasoline spillage immediately wipe a pool, but do not keep the rags impregnated with gasoline in places where the risk of its ignition is not excluded! See also preventions provided in the Section of the Security measure and the general rules accepted at service of components of fuel paths of internal combustion engines.

Details of installation of the fuel tank


  1. Disconnect a negative wire from the battery.
  2. Lift a back seat and unbend the rectangular valve of the panel of a carpet of a floor.
  3. Through a special service window disunite sockets of an electrical wiring of the fuel pump / sensor of a reserve of fuel (see an illustration).
  4. Turn out the screw of fastening of the tire of grounding.
  1. Turn out four fixing screws and uncover access to the fuel tank.
  1. Release fixing collars and disconnect two fuel hoses from pump assembly.
  2. Disconnect an electrical wiring from pressure sensor in the fuel tank.
  3. Through a service opening release fixing collars and disconnect three fuel hoses from unions of assembly of a tank.
  4. Release a collar of fastening of a jellied mouth of the fuel tank.
  5. Hang out the car above the ground.
  6. By means of the lifting equipment hang out assembly of the fuel tank with the filter.
  7. Turn out 15-millimeter bolts of fastening of assembly of a tank with the filter.
  8. Accurately separate a tank from car frame elements, lower it on the lifting equipment and transfer to a workbench. At once to a zakuporta open unions of a tank suitable caps for the purpose of the prevention of an exit outside of fuel evaporations.
  1. Turn out two fixing bolts and separate the filter (2) from a tank (1).
  1. Installation is made upside-down. Track correctness of landing and reliability of fixing of fuel hoses on the unions, - hoses of the main, returnable and vaporizing lines have to stretch on unions at least on 25 mm, a jellied mouth - a minimum on 35 mm.