FUEL TANK REMOVAL


  1. REMOVE REAR NO. 1 SEAT ASSEMBLY (w/ REAR NO. 1 SEAT ASSEMBLY)


    1. Remove the rear No. 1 seat Click here.

  2. REMOVE REAR CENTER SEAT ASSEMBLY (w/ REAR NO. 1 SEAT ASSEMBLY)


    1. Remove the rear center seat Click here.

  3. REMOVE REAR FLOOR SERVICE HOLE COVER


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      Remove the rear floor service hole cover.

    2. Disconnect the connector from the fuel suction with pump.

  4. DISCHARGE FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE


    1. Discharge fuel pressure Click here.

  5. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  6. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  7. REMOVE FUEL TANK CAP ASSEMBLY

  8. DRAIN FUEL

    Note

    These procedures should be performed with the fuel tank less than 1/4 full Click here.

  9. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the exhaust pipe Click here.

  10. REMOVE FRONT FLOOR CENTER COVER LH


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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Grommet

      Remove the nut, grommet and front floor center cover LH.

  11. REMOVE FRONT FLOOR CENTER COVER RH


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      *1 Grommet

      Remove the nut, grommet and front floor center cover RH.

  12. REMOVE REAR FLOOR SIDE MEMBER COVER LH


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      Remove the nut, 2 bolts and rear floor side member cover LH.

  13. REMOVE REAR FLOOR SIDE MEMBER COVER RH


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      Remove the nut, 2 bolts and rear floor side member cover RH.

  14. REMOVE REAR FLOOR SIDE MEMBER BRACE SUB-ASSEMBLY


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      *1 Clip

      Remove the 4 bolts, clip and rear floor side member brace.

  15. REMOVE NO. 1 FUEL TANK PROTECTOR


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      Using needle-nose pliers, remove the 4 clips and No. 1 fuel tank protector.

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      Remove the fuel tank protector cushion.

  16. DISCONNECT PARKING BRAKE CABLE


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      Remove the 2 bolts and disconnect the parking brake cable.

  17. DISCONNECT NO. 1 FUEL EVAPORATION TUBE SUB-ASSEMBLY


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      *1 O-Ring
      *2 Fuel Pipe
      *3 Retainer
      *4 Nylon Tube

      Pinch the projections of the retainer to detach the lock claws and pull off the tube as shown in the illustration.

      Note


      • Remove any dirt and foreign matter on the fuel tube connector before performing this work.

      • It is necessary to prevent mud or dirt from entering the connector. If mud enters the connector, the O-ring may not seal properly.

      • Do not use any tools for this work.

      • Do not bend, kink or twist the nylon tube by force.

      • After disconnecting the tube, cover the connector with a plastic bag.

      • If the connector and pipe are stuck, pinch the tube between your fingers, turn the tube carefully to release it, and then disconnect the tube.

  18. DISCONNECT FUEL TANK MAIN TUBE SUB-ASSEMBLY


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      Text in Illustration
      *1 O-Ring
      *2 Fuel Pipe
      *3 Retainer
      *4 Nylon Tube

      Disconnect the fuel tank main tube.

      Note


      • Check for any dirt and foreign matter contamination in the pipe and around the connector. Clean if necessary. Foreign matter may damage the O-ring or cause leaks in the seal between the pipe and connector.


      • Do not use any tools to separate the pipe and connector.


      • Do not allow any scratches or foreign matter on the parts when disconnecting them, as the fuel tube joint contains the O-rings that seal the plug.


      • Check for any dirt and foreign matter on the pipe seal surface. Clean if necessary.


      • Do not forcibly bend, twist or turn the nylon tube.


      • Protect the disconnected part by covering it with a plastic bag and tape after disconnecting the main tube.

      • If the pipe and connector are stuck together, pinch the tube between your fingers and turn it carefully to free it. Then disconnect the main tube.

  19. DISCONNECT FUEL HOSE


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      Disconnect the fuel tank to filler pipe hose, fuel tank vent hose and No. 1 charcoal canister outlet hose.

  20. REMOVE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY


    1. Set a transmission jack underneath the fuel tank.

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      Remove the 4 bolts and 2 fuel tank bands.

    3. Slowly lower the transmission jack to remove the fuel tank from the vehicle body.

      Note

      Be careful not to cut the wiring.