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Old 04-19-2014, 07:24 AM   #1
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Fuel line removal

Do I need a to remove the fuel line from tank to line to front of jeep 2000 wrangler 2.5 L .looks like a clip system to remove

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Old 04-19-2014, 07:26 AM   #2
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I meant to say what tool do I need

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Old 04-19-2014, 09:20 AM   #4
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Though there is undoubtedly an inexpensive pliers-like tool for disconnecting the connector but I just use finger pressure to release it. You'll find a small square cutout on the side with a square insert inside it, you push on that square insert to release it. Pushing the fuel lines inward while you push on that little square piece releases the clip.

But any auto parts store should have the tool.
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Thanks guys will tackle that tomorrow!!
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Old 04-19-2014, 04:26 PM   #6
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Jeep used about 4 different types of fuel connectors on the same years of Jeeps. Picture #1 is a single tab connector that requires a screw driver to lift the tab once pressure is released from the other direction. Picture #2 is a double tab that squeezes together once the lines are slightly pushed together. Picture #3 is a sleeve that pushes toward the fitting once the lines are slightly pushed together, and picture #4 you need the tool that was in the link that JimsJeep posted. Get the one that is 5/16" on one end and 3/8" on the other. They also make those larger for A/C systems etc.
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:49 PM   #7
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If you take the bottom of a coffee can, and cut into about an 8th or .25 inch wide strip and about an inch & half long, roll it around the hose to fit against the prongs on the inside fitting, and push it will come off, this is how I removed mine.
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If you take the bottom of a coffee can, and cut into about an 8th or .25 inch wide strip and about an inch & half long, roll it around the hose to fit against the prongs on the inside fitting, and push it will come off, this is how I removed mine.
At which point you cut your hand open on the sharp metal right?
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Old 04-21-2014, 10:05 PM   #9
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Not if your careful or dont want to go purchase specialty tools. Not saying just saying.
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Not if your careful or dont want to go purchase specialty tools. Not saying just saying.
Do they still make coffee cans? I like buying tools, especially $7 ones..
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Old 04-23-2014, 06:52 PM   #11
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Oddly enough for some strange reason I had one lying around, but yeah can't beat the other option either honestly whatever works the fastest and safest
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Thanks Jim & WaterDog, I needed this info
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Do they still make coffee cans?
Yes, but just make sure you buy the $20 tin snips to cut it with!!!

Aluminun drink cans will work, too.

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