Ford Explorer: Fuel System - General Information - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS) / General Procedures - Fuel Tank Draining

Ford Explorer 2020-2024 Service Manual / Powertrain / Fuel System - General Information / Fuel System - General Information - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS) / General Procedures - Fuel Tank Draining

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

292-00004
Fuel Tanker 100 GPM

Draining




  1.   WARNING: Before beginning any service procedure in this section, refer to Safety Warnings in section 100-00 General Information. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

    Refer to: Gasoline and Gasoline-Ethanol Fuel Systems Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).
  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
    Refer to: Battery Disconnect and Connect (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, General Procedures).


  1. NOTICE: Only use the specified general equipment.

    NOTE: Be prepared to collect escaping fulid

    Loosen the clamp and disconnect the hose. Position the hose aside.
    Torque: 28 lb.in (3.2 Nm)
  1. NOTICE: Use suitable paper to absorb any escaping fluid.

    NOTE: Some residual fuel may remain in the fuel tank filler pipe. Carefully drain into a suitable container.

    Insert the hose from the fuel storage tanker and siphon the fuel through the hose.
    Use Special Service Tool: 292-00004  Fuel Tanker 100 GPM.

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