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Author Topic: Fuel tank removal  (Read 87 times)

Trackerrrr

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    • 1991 BMW 525I, 1991 Capri N/A, 2011 Kia Sedona
Fuel tank removal
« on: November 24, 2018, 08:21:46 PM »

Hey all,
 Anyone got any tips or tricks to getting the gas tank out? I've got all four mounting bolts out and hoses disconnected but seems like every corner has something in the way to hinder removal. I've already spent several hours today trying to drop this thing.
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Chris
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blueamber

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Re: Fuel tank removal
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2018, 10:17:51 PM »

Disconnected the fuel pump electrical?  Vent tube?  Filler tube?  Mine always just dropped out.
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Trackerrrr

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    • 1991 BMW 525I, 1991 Capri N/A, 2011 Kia Sedona
Re: Fuel tank removal
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2018, 11:44:20 PM »

Disconnected the fuel pump electrical?  Vent tube?  Filler tube?  Mine always just dropped out.

Yes to all. The left corner of the tank is blocked by the control arm. Maybe I'm just tired and not seeing it right now.
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Chris
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NiteLord

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    • 91Cap,94Cap,86FieroGT,94G.C
Re: Fuel tank removal
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 07:25:03 AM »

...Down load "TECHCAPRI", Group #24 Fuel System, Fuel Tank Removal Sect. 24-50-1...will tell you all you need to know...
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Trackerrrr

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    • 1991 BMW 525I, 1991 Capri N/A, 2011 Kia Sedona
Re: Fuel tank removal
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2018, 12:20:24 AM »

...Down load "TECHCAPRI", Group #24 Fuel System, Fuel Tank Removal Sect. 24-50-1...will tell you all you need to know...

Yeah, already read that, step 11 is definitely not that easy on my car. I got it out finally after much wrangling and swearing.
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Chris
Retired Air Force MSgt