Download Removal WARNING: WHEN DRAINING FUEL FROM THE FUEL TANK, KEEP SPARKS, SMOKING MATERIALS, AND OPEN FLAMES AWAY FROM THE VEHICLE. WARNING: THE FUEL SYSTEM CONTAINS PRESSURIZED FUEL AFTER THE VEHICLE IS SHUT DOWN AND WILL MAINTAIN THE PRESSURE FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME. 1. Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to Section 310-00. 2. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301); refer to Section 414-01. 3. Raise and support the vehicle; refer to Section 100-02. 4. Disconnect the fuel tank filler pipe hose (9047) from the fuel tank (9002). 5. Drain the fuel from the fuel tank (9002); refer to Section 310-00. 6. Disconnect the fuel tank vent tube (9A228) from fuel tank filler pipe (9034). 7. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector. 8. If equipped, remove fuel tank skid plate. 1. Remove the five fuel tank skid plate bolts. 2. Lower the fuel tank skid plate. 9. Position a suitable jack under the fuel tank (9002). 10. Remove the front fuel tank support strap (9092). 1. Remove the two bolts. 2. Remove the front fuel tank support strap (9092).