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01-14-2010, 03:57 PM #1
Getting the fuel pump gasket to stay where it belongs?
Hey all, I'm in the process of changing out the fuel pump on my 97 Tahoe 5.7l 4 door. I can't seem to get the gasket to stay seated, once I tap the lock ring into place part of the gasket is sticking out. Any tips ???2008 Silverado LT
01-14-2010, 04:22 PM #2
Did you get a new one or are you trying to re-use the old one?
01-14-2010, 04:56 PM #3
Hi lub it use some wd40. That will help ralph
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01-14-2010, 09:37 PM #4
It's the new one that came with the pump, I'll try some lube as recomended, thanks.
01-16-2010, 02:27 PM #5
try using some copper gasket spray adhesive, that gasket wont move around at all after that tacky stuff is on06 Z71 Silverado Military Style!!!
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01-23-2010, 01:16 PM #6
Sounds like you might be over-tightening the fasteners. Check the torque spec and use a torque wrench to install the fasteners.
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