Fuel Pump Removal

Derek Pulvino dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Thu May 1 17:00:50 EDT 2003


Thanks for the info.  I'll try the "leather" trick, but failing that, is
there anybody in the Seattle area who has one of these tools available for
rent or borrow?

Derek P

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>I couldn't get the pump and its carrier out of the part that remains in the
>tank without the tool and a wrench.
>Others have reported that they were able to extract just wearing leather
>gloves.   Pump basket has to twist a bit (if you look carefully, I think
>you can see the outlines of the detent and the path to it on the outside of
>the retainer) and then it comes out easily.
>At 03:06 PM 05/01/2003 -0700, Derek Pulvino wrote:
>>Do I really need the 3914 or whatever it's called to get the fuel pump out
>>of the tank?  I've opened up the tank, removed the sending unit and all
>>that, and can see the pump, just not sure from here.
>>According to what I read on Chris Miller's site, no can do without the
>>special tool.  Has anybody pulled this off without?  I seems to recall
>>hammer and screwdriver type solutions, or maybe that was for the top cap
>>Oh, and glad I ran that tank down to the "not much time left levell;"
>>even get gas on my hands!
>>Derek P
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