Download ’04 Lincoln LS Fuel Tank and Filler Pipe Repair Manual – WARNING: Fuel in the fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. Before repairing or disconnecting any of the fuel system components, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spraying of fuel causing personal injury or a fire hazard. 1. If the fuel tank, fuel transfer pump or fuel delivery module is being removed drain the fuel tank. For additional information, refer to Fuel Tank Draining in this section. 2. If the fuel tank is being removed, remove the driveshaft. For additional information, refer to Section 205-00. 3. Remove the parts in the order indicated in the following illustrations and tables. To remove individual parts, only carry out the listed steps: Part Steps 4. To install, reverse the removal procedure. 5. Fill the fuel tank. 6. Turn the ignition key to the ON position to pressurize the fuel system. 7. Visually inspect the fuel system for leaks. Item 5: Fuel Filler Pipe Removal Note 1. Remove the right rear well inner fender splash shield. 2. CAUTION: Some fuel will remain in the filler pipe after draining the fuel tank. Carefully drain the filler pipe into an approved container. Loosen the clamp at the fuel tank filler pipe and remove the filler pipe.