How To Replace Fuel Pump On 1993 Lincoln Town Car
Learn how to replace fuel pump on 1993 Lincoln Town Car. Replacing your fuel pump on your 93 Town Car is actually not as complicated and difficult as it sounds. A bad fuel pump can cause your vehicle to not run properly as it does not sufficiently supply fuel to the engine. Use these steps to replace the fuel pump on your 1993 Lincoln Town Car.
To replace the fuel pump on 1993 Lincoln Town Car, you will need:
- Vehicle ramps
- Fuel line disconnect tool
- Gasoline collection container
- Concrete block
- Fuel pump 93 Lincoln Town Car
- Back the Lincoln Town Car up on a set of vehicle ramps. Depress the parking brake and put the transmission in "Park."
Locate the fuel tank drain plug on the fuel tank. Unbolt the plug and allow the fuel to drain into a gasoline collection container. Note that you should use an approved collection container to drain the gasoline in to reduce the chance of anything causing the gasoline to ignite.
- Remove the four bolts that secure the gas tank under the vehicle. Place a concrete block beneath the gas tank, as the tank begins to drop as you remove the four bolts.
- Disconnect the fuel line inlet from the fuel tank using a disconnect tool. Clamp the tool around the end of the hose and slide the hose out.
- Remove the fuel tank completely from the 93 Lincoln Town Car. Remove the fuel cap, giving you access to the fuel sending unit and fuel pump.
- Unscrew the fuel sending unit and fuel pump assembly from the fuel tank. Remove it and disconnect the two units from each other. Discard the old fuel pump.
Connect the new fuel pump to the fuel sending unit. Install a new O-ring between the fuel tank and the pump/sending unit assembly. Screw in the pump/sending unit assembly.
- Re-install the fuel tank cap and reattach the fuel tank to the Town Car. Re-connect and tighten all bolts.
- Fill the tank with gasoline like normal and start the Lincoln Town Car. Drive it off the ramps.
Gasoline is extremely flammable. Be cautious when working around gasoline as open sparks, flames and static electricity can cause it to ignite.
Never work on a fuel pump in an enclosed space. Gasoline fumes are toxic and can cause you to pass out or suffocate.