89 bronco leaking gas from the fuel tank
Posted 07 September 2011 - 09:13 PM
Posted 08 September 2011 - 04:14 AM
Dissconnect the battery to prevent sparks if you're removing the tank. and remember it can be heavy. I usually drive or drain the tank to just a couple of gallons.
I don't remember what years but some Broncs have a pump in the tank and another on the frame rail, with a resevore.
Good luck, keep us informed.
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Posted 08 September 2011 - 04:25 AM
Your 89 has two electric pumps; low pressure boost pump in fuel tank & a high pressure pump mounted on the driver's side frame
TANK Removal & Repairs in an 83 (he did an EFI Swap) Source: by Steve83
Remove batty neg cable
have fire ext and assistant
use brass punch or drift on tanks's 2" Lock Ring
Clean Before opening the tank, buy a NEW O-ring and wash any dirt away from the pump plate.
Hard to Re-Fuel, Gas Station Pump Shuts-Off; "...There is a plastic vent tube inside the filler neck that often gets kinked..."
Source: by justshootme84 (Randy Z, Casual Mudder) at Ford Bronco Zone Forums
V REST Vapor Valve (Roll-Over) Valve on later year Depictions & Location Diagrams in 5.0, 5.8, 7.5, & 4.9;
Get new straps & insulators too;
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Posted 08 September 2011 - 07:01 AM
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