Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Fuel pump - removal and refitting

Note: Refer to the warning note before proceeding.

Removal

1.4, 1.6 and later (1990 on) 2.0 litre 8- valve models

1. The fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank. Before removing the pump, detach the battery earth lead.

2. Lift up the rear seat cushion and remove the access cover from the floor to reveal the pump.

3. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the pump.

4. Bearing in mind the information, slacken the retaining clip and disconnect the fuel hose. Plug the hose end to minimise fuel loss.

5. Undo the retaining bolts and remove the pump assembly from the tank. Recover the rubber seal.

1.8 and 2.0 litre models (except later 1990 on 2.0 litre 8-valve models)

6.The fuel pump is located underneath the vehicle, just in front of the fuel tank (see illustration). Before removing the pump or associated components, detach the battery earth lead.

Fuel and exhaust systems - fuel-injected models
Fuel pump, damper and filter assembly

7. Clamp the fuel hoses on either side of the pump to prevent loss of fuel when they are disconnected. Self-locking grips are useful for this. Disconnect the hoses, bearing in mind the information given.

8. Unscrew the pump mounting clamp bolts and withdraw the pump from its flexible insulator. Disconnect the electrical plug as the pump is withdrawn.

9. Alternatively, the pump can be removed complete with filter and damper diaphragm unit if the mounting strap nuts are unscrewed and the assembly removed from its flexible mountings.

Refitting

1.4, 1.6 and later (1990 on) 2.0 litre 8- valve models

10. Refitting is the reversal of removal using a new rubber seal. Prior to refitting make sure the pump filter is clean and undamaged. If necessary, unclip the filter and renew it.

1.8 and 2.0 litre models (except later 1990 on 2.0 litre 8-valve models)

11. Refitting is the reverse of removal, ensuring the hose clips are securely tightened. On completion, start the engine and check the hoses for signs of leakage.

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