answersLogoWhite

0

  • Fuel Filters
  • Fuel Pumps
  • Chevy S-10
  • 1995-2005 Chevy Cavaliers

How do you drain fuel tank on 2002 Cavalier when tank will not allow siphon hose to go all the way in?

User Avatar

Wiki User

βˆ™ 2011-10-20 17:02:29

Best Answer
Copy

I would start by locating the fuel pipe to the injection or carburettor. Disconnect it and to prove it is the right one you could very quickly turn the ignition on (if it is an injection model, fuel should flow) - make sure that any fuel which is pumped, can SAFELY be contained - in a small necked bottle for example. If you have a carburettor model, you will need to crank the engine before any fuel is pumped, the engine could well start so disconnectiong the central wire from the distributor will prevent this. Safety is an important aspect here, dont smoke whilst doing it, make sure the engine is cold too, and any fuel pumped must be caught in a container.

Once you have located the fuel pipe, you can the begin to drain the tank.

Ideally you should remove the tank to drain it thoroughly - but you can also do this by disconnecting the aforementioned fuel pipe and raising the rear of the car as high as SAFELY possible with ramps or a jack and axle stands. You will probably need to attach a further length of pipe to the fuel pipe to enable the end of it to be lower than the fuel tank, this should allow for syphoning from the fuel pipe instead of feeding a pipe into the tank through the filler cap.

technoparaphernalia@Yahoo.co.uk

2011-10-20 17:02:29
This answer is:
πŸ€“
🀯
πŸ€”
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Related Questions

Where is drain plug radiator cavalier 2002?

The drain plug on the radiator of a 2002 Cavalier is located on the front of care through the lower front air dam area. You will find it's on the right and you should use 1/4" ratchet and extension to open it.


How do you replace the thermostat on a 2002 Cavalier 22 Ecotec?

To replace the thermostat on a 2002 Cavalier 22 Ecotec, drain the radiator and remove the upper hose assembly. Replace the thermostat and refill the radiator.


How do you drain the fuel tank on a 2002 Pontiac grand prix?

You Can Use A Hose And Siphon The Gas Out Into a 5 Gal Bucket, Ect. If You Don`t Know How Look Up The Word Siphon On The Net You Can Get Instructions There. Good Luck


How do you disconnect airbags in a 2002 Chevy Cavalier?

The airbags on a 2002 Chevy Cavalier are disconnected by removing the positive battery cable and pulling the airbag fuse. The wiring harness to the airbag can then be pulled to allow the airbags to be taken out.


How do you siphon gas out of a 2002 Dodge Durango?

You can't.


Will headlights from a 2002 cavalier fit in a 98 cavalier?

No


How do you change the coolant in a 2002 3.8L Camaro?

Remove the drain plug from the bottom of your 2002 Chevy Camaro radiator. Allow the coolant to drain out into a container. When all the coolant is drained out replace the drain plug to its original position. Fill the radiator with new coolant.


How many oxygen sensors are in a 2002 Chevy cavalier 2.2 liter?

A 2002 Chevy Cavalier 2.2 liter has a total of 1 oxygen sensor located in the exhaust manifold. It constantly monitors oxygen levels in the exhaust to allow the computer to make mixture adjustments.


Does a 2002 Chevy Cavalier have a timing belt or chain?

all engines in 2002 cavalier have timing chains.gmjim I just purchased a 2002 Cavalier with a DOHC engine. I think that it owuld have a belt instead of a chain.


Will a cdcassette stereo from a 2002 cavalier fit a 2003 cavalier?

should do


Does a 2002 Buick rendezvous has an anti siphon gas tank?

Yes


Will the battery out of a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier fit in a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier?

The battery out of a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier will fit into a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier. Both have the same size battery bay and similar cranking requirements.


Can you siphon gas from a 2002 mercury cougar?

Yes. If You Have Never Siphoned Before Go To The Web, Enter How To Siphon, Pull Up Mr. Fix It.


How can I find a Diagram for removing break drum 2002 cavalier?

How to find diagram for removing rear drum from a 2002 Cavalier


How do you remove and replace wiper switch on 2002 Chevy Cavalier?

How do you remove and replace wiper switch on 2002 Chevy Cavalier


Where is the oil drain on a 2002 harley softail?

where is the oil drain on a 2002 harley softtail


What is there to know about a 2002 cavalier?

a lot


How much antifreeze do i need in a 2002 cavalier?

A 2002 Chevy cavalier 2.2l needs 10.7 (qts) of silicate free antifreeze.


Where do you find the transmission dipstick on a 2002 cavalier?

There is not a dipstick for the 2002 Cavalier. It is a closed transmission so it must be taken into a shop to be checked.


How do you siphon gas from 2002 Chrysler voyager?

You can not. There is an antisiphon valve in the fill tube.


Where is the daytime running light relay located on a 2002 Chevrolet cavalier?

where is the daytime running light relay located on a 2002 chevy cavalier


Where is the PCV valve located on a 2002 chevy cavalier?

The PCV valve on a 2002 Chevy Cavalier is located on the back of the valve cover. It is a plug in type.


Will the tail lights from a 2002 cavalier fit in the rear light buckets of the 2003 cavalier?

YES


Where is the oil drain plug located on a 2002 volkswagen jetta?

oil drain plug vw jetta 2002


Why does a cavalier over heat?

why does my 2002 chevy cavalier over heat after i change the thermostat and the water pump