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Old 12-05-2011, 12:51   #1
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Rover 45 1.8 - tank removal to get to pump?

As title says really. I want to replace the fuel pump on my Rover 45 (1.8 saloon) sometime as it is very noisy and I suspect it might be weak. Does the fuel tank have to be dropped or removed? I thought you could access it from inside the car as there is a metal circular cap screwed down in the boot but I removed it on a car in a scrap yard and couldnt see a way to get to the pump.

If you cant get the fuel pump out from inside the car then what is the purpose of that metal cap?
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It's mounted on the top off the tank, so your have to drop the tank out.

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Old 18-05-2011, 22:16   #3
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How difficult is it to remove the tank and change the pump? Is there any special tools required? Do I need to replace any bolts or those strap things?
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How difficult is it to remove the tank and change the pump? Is there any special tools required? Do I need to replace any bolts or those strap things?
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