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1997 Ford Explorer Fuel Tank Removal Installation

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Download 1. Drain the fuel tank (9002); refer to Section 310-00 . 2. Remove the front two fuel tank skid plate bolts. 3. Remove the rear LH bolt. 4. Remove the rear RH bolt and lower the fuel tank skid plate. 5. Use a suitable jack to support the fuel tank. 6. Remove the (A) fuel tank filler pipe (9034) and the (B) vent hose. 7. Remove the fuel tank support strap bolt and remove the fuel tank support strap (9092). 8. Remove the two fuel tank support bracket bolts and push the fuel tank back until the lip clears the support bracket. 9. Lower the fuel tank just enough to expose the fuel lines and the fuel tank transducer connector. 10. Disconnect the fuel lines; refer to Section 310-00 . 11. Disconnect the fuel tank pressure transducer electrical connector and lower the fuel tank. Installation 1. Connect the fuel tank pressure transducer electrical connector. 2. Connect the fuel lines; refer to Section 310-00 . 3. Raise the fuel tank into position, slide it forward into the support bracket, and install the two fuel tank support bracket bolts. 4. Position the fuel tank support strap and install the bolt.