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How To Replace Your Fuel Pump: DIY

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Getting Started Replacing Your Fuel Pump
Your new replacement fuel pump install.

A fuel pump ready to install in your car.

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Without a fuel pump, your engine will quickly starve. A bad fuel pump will kill things quickly. You can easily replace and install an electric fuel pump. This how to will guide you through the process step by step.

Level of Difficulty: Moderate

What You'll Need:

  • Fire Extinguisher!
  • Replacement Fuel Pump
  • New Fuel Line
  • Open End Wrench Set
  • Socket Set
  • Flat Head Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Large Fuel Catch Container

When you're ready to replace your fuel pump, be sure you have safety in mind. Work in an open, well ventilated area, and be sure you have a fire extinguisher close by.

*Note:If your car or truck has an in-tank fuel pump, check out this tutorial on How to Replace an In-Tank Fuel Pump.

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