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How to Install a Fuel Tank on a Volkswagen Jetta

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When the VW Jetta was first brought onto the carscene, it was considered to be a smaller version of a luxury sedan. Volkswagen described the Jetta as a luxurious jetliner in car form with a pleasant driving experience. If you need to do so, installing a fuel tank in your 2002 or more recent model Jetta is easy.

Tools Used: Tools, Siphoning hose, Fuel container, Screwdriver, Floor jack, Fuel tank

Install a Fuel Tank

Unplug the negative battery cable terminal from the car battery. Take off the fuel tank filler cap and remove the drain plug to gain better access to the tank. Put in a siphoning hose and empty the remaining fuel into a fuel container. Disconnect the wiring harness from the pump sender unit on top of the tank.