Ford Explorer: Fuel Tank and Lines - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS) / Removal and Installation - Fuel Tank

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Powertrain / Fuel System - General Information / Fuel Tank and Lines - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS) / Removal and Installation - Fuel Tank

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Transmission Jack

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation steps.

  1. Release the fuel system pressure. Refer to: Fuel System Pressure Release (310-00A Fuel System - General Information - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS), General Procedures).
  1. Drain the fuel tank.
    Refer to: Fuel Tank Draining (310-00A Fuel System - General Information - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS), General Procedures).
  1. Remove the drive shaft.
    Refer to: Rear Driveshaft (205-01 Driveshaft, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the bolt and detach the retainer clips. Position the wiring harness aside.
    Torque: 106 lb.in (12 Nm)
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. Remove the quick release couplings and fresh air tube from the canister.
    Refer to: Quick Release Coupling (310-00A Fuel System - General Information - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS), General Procedures).
  1. Use transmission jack.
    Use the General Equipment: Transmission Jack
  1. Remove the bolts and lower the fuel tank approx 8 inches.
    Torque: 35 lb.ft (47 Nm)
    • Detach the retainer clip and Lower the fuel tank another 8 inches approx, to allow access to quick release coupling above rear subframe.
  1. Remove the quick release couplings.
    Refer to: Quick Release Coupling (310-00A Fuel System - General Information - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS), General Procedures).

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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