how to replace the fuel pump on 1996 Jaguar XJR

i have a 96 jaguar xjr i need to replace the fuel pump.i know it is in the fuel tank,do i have to remove the fuel tank or are there an easy acces under the rear seat?

Asked by for the 1996 Jaguar XJR
According to the shop manual the tank has to come off.
This is it:

* Remove fuel tank from vehicle. See: Fuel Tank\Service and Repair
* Remove evaporative loss flange. See: Fuel Tank Unit\Service and Repair
* Slacken fuel pump feed hose to fuel tank securing clip.
* Disconnect hose from fuel tank stub pipe.
* Undo and remove fuel pump mounting brackets to surge pot securing bolts.
* Displace and remove fuel pumps and feed hose assembly from fuel tank.
* Slacken feed hose assembly to fuel pump securing clips.
* Remove fuel pumps from the feed hose assembly.
* Remove link leads from fuel pumps.
* Cut and remove ratchet straps securing upper clamp rubbers to to the fuel pumps.
* Displace and remove upper clamp rubbers from the fuel pump mounting brackets and discard.
* Remove the mounting brackets from the fuel pumps.
* Remove and discard lower mounting rubbers from the fuel pumps.
* Remove fuel pump and filter assemblies and place aside.

Refit in the reverse order of the removal procedure.


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