Fuel Supply System

Fuel Tank Replacement

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  1. Relieve the fuel pressure, refer to the '01 Civic Shop Manual on this CD (see page 11-130).
  2. Drain the fuel tank: Remove the fuel pump, refer to the '01 Civic Shop Manual on this CD (see page 11-139). Using a hand pump, hose and container suitable for gasoline, draw the fuel from the fuel tank.
  3. Jack up the vehicle and support it with jackstands.
  4. Remove the fuel pipe cover (A). Disconnect the fuel vapour hose and quick-connect fittings.

Disconnect the hoses. Slide back the clamps, then twist the hoses as you pull to avoid damaging them.

  1. Place a jack or other support, under the tank.
  2. Remove the strap bolts and let the strap (B) fall free.
  3. Remove the fuel tank (C). If it sticks to the undercoat on its mount, carefully pry it off the mount.
  4. Install the remaining parts in the reverse order of removal.