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How to Change the Fuel Pump on a Volkswagen Jetta

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The fuel pump on a VW Jetta is that all-important device that delivers fuel from the gas tank to the engine. It is not uncommon for fuel pumps to fail, leaving the vehicleundrivable. This article covers the versions of the VW Jetta that came with CIS fuel injection. Other versions of the Jetta may have a similar fuel pump setup, but there may be minor differences. Consult a workshop manual for detailed specifics on your particular year of Jetta.

Tools Used: Tools, Floor jack, Stands, Socket set and ratchet, Screwdriver, 2 locking pliers, New fuel pump, Rags, Rubber gloves

Change the Fuel Pump

Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. Lift the vehicle with a floor jack and support it securely on jack stands.