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2004 Infiniti M45 Base 4dr Sedan

2004 Infiniti M45
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Rear-Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
17 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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November 22, 2009, 12:50 pm

David R
 

Question: Should I try to fix it???

DTC is for Low Fuel Level Sensor Input... I've removed the carpet in the trunk to reveal full access to the fuel sending unit (Its right there and very accesible). The dealership quoted a fix at $1300.00, but that seems a little stiff since everything seems to be so accesible. I have some experience removing and replacing complete engines in Chevy vehicles.... I was thinking about replacing the whole fuel sending unit but don't want to get in over my head.. What do you suggest?


November 27, 2009, 8:37 am

Gregorio E
 

Well if you have experience with working on cars, than this should not really be that hard for you to do.
First make sure that there is not fuel pressure in the fuel lines, this can be done removing the fuel pressure. Release the fuel tank pressure by removing the fuel filler cap. Also disconnect the battery ground cable.
Now disconnect the harness connector and the fuels feed line. Now remove the fuel filter, pump, and sending unit assembly. Replace all the needed parts and reassemble with everything it its original position.

If you have any questions about all this, I will be glad to help further.
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