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Recycling

Fuel escapes when fuel lines are detached. Have a suitable collecting vessel ready.

Catch and dispose of escaping fuel.

Observe country-specific waste disposal regulations.

Important!

Ensure adequate ventilation in the workbay!

Avoid skin contact (wear gloves)!

After installation of fuel tank/prior to first engine startup:

Check earth connection at fuel filler neck to body for continuity. If necessary, clean contact surface between body and fuel filler pipe screw connection.

Fill fuel tank with at least 5 litres of fuel.

Check transfer function of suction jet pump.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Draw off fuel from fuel tank

Remove propeller shaft

Remove underbody panelling on left and right

Remove rear right wheel arch panel

Release nuts (1) and remove holder (2).

Important!

There may be residual amounts of fuel in the fuel tank!

Catch escaping fuel in a suitable collecting vessel.

Release hose clamp (1) and detach fuel filling hose in direction of arrow.Installation note:

Tightening torque 16 12 1AZ.

Unlock the snap fastener (1) and pull off the tank ventilation line.

Detach tank ventilation line from holders (2).

Important!

Catch escaping fuel in a suitable collecting vessel.

Unlock fuel delivery line at quick-release fastener (1) and disconnect.

With auxiliary heater:

Release single‐ear clip (2) and detach pressure line.

Installation note:

Replace single‐ear clip.

With outer fuel filter:

Unlock fuel delivery line at quick-release fastener (1) and disconnect.

Release single‐ear clip (2) and detach pressure reference line.

Installation note:

Replace single‐ear clip.

Release snap fastener (3) and pull off return line.

Important!

Secure fuel tank against slipping and falling out.

Heavily support the fuel tank.

Release screws (1) on clamping bands on left and right.

Installation note:

Tightening torque 16 11 2AZ.

Slacken nut (2).

Installation note:

Tightening torque 16 11 1AZ.

Important!

When lowering the component, also pass the fuel tank ventilation line through the opening in the body.

Lower the fuel tank slightly to be able to reach the sensor units.

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Lower fuel tank.

The following components must be modified when the fuel tank is replaced:

Right sensor unit (1)

Left sensor unit (2)

Fuel delivery line (3)

Fuel return line, if applicable

Lines for auxiliary heater, if applicable