5.14.7. Replacement of the fuel tank

The fuel tank is made of plastic and is not subject to repair therefore at detection of a leak of fuel from a tank replace a tank.
If the grid of the fuel pump often gets littered, remove and wash out a tank.
It will be required to you: a key "on 10", the screw-driver with a flat edge or bokoreza.
1. Install the car on the elevator or a viewing ditch.
2. Reduce pressure in a power supply system (see. "Pressure decrease in a power supply system").
3. Disconnect a wire from the minus plug of the rechargeable battery.
4. Disconnect a block of a plait of wires and fuel-supply lines from the module of the fuel pump (see. "Replacement of the module of the fuel pump").
5. Bring a lock ring out of a flute of a sealant of a bulk mouth of the fuel tank...
6.... also remove a ring.
7. Turn out a stopper of the fuel tank.
8. Bring an external part of a sealant out of a wing opening...
9.... also remove a sealant.
10. Remove the right back wheel (see. "Replacement of a wheel").
11. Having established a support under the fuel tank, turn out five bolts of fastening of collars of the fuel tank (the muffler is for descriptive reasons removed)...
12.... also turn off two nuts of fastening of a bulk mouth of the fuel tank to a body.
13. Lower the fuel tank by 15–20 cm for receiving access to the steam line laid over a tank.
14. Unclench the screw-driver or have a bite bokorezam a collar of fastening of a steam discharge hose of the fuel tank to a steam line...
15.... also disconnect a steam discharge hose from a steam line.
16. Remove collars of fastening of the fuel tank...
17.... and accurately lower the fuel tank down.

Good advice
Remove the fuel tank with the assistant as the filled tank quite heavy and has the form, inconvenient for keeping.

18. Examine the fuel tank. On a tank there should not be potek of fuel which appeared as a result of mechanical damages, cracks, attritions from fixing collars. Replace the damaged tank. Check also an integrity of steam discharge hoses (are shown by shooters), tightness and reliability of their fastening to unions of the fuel tank.
19. Check a condition of fixing collars of the fuel tank: on them there should not be cracks and excesses.
20. Check an integrity of a fixing level of collars of fastening of the fuel tank.
21. Install the fuel tank as it should be, the return to removal.
22. Fill in fuel in a tank, launch the engine and check tightness of connections of fuel-supply lines and steam lines.