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?

by in Tucson, AZ on November 24, 2010
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ANSWER by on November 24, 2010
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. You can find great repair manuals with step-by-step instructions, diagrams, parts locations and other important information here: Zee