From model '83
REMOVING AND INSTALLING
OR REPLACING FUEL INTAKE
(FUEL LEVEL TRANSMITTER)
If fuel tank is full, drain part of fuel with a
scavenging pump** or, if necessary, through
the drain plug.
Caution!
Conform with safety regulations.

** Source: HWB (= Division of BMW) product range

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Remove trunk mat.
Remove cover (2) on trunk floor plate.
Installation:
Check gasket (3), replacing if necessary.
Pull off plugs (4 and 5).
Detach hose (6) to fuel pump and hose (7)
to return line.
Installation:
Use new hose clamps.

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Remove fuel level transmitter.
Installation:
Always replace gasket (8) and install with
vaseline.
When Replacing Fuel Level Transmitter:
Remove transport guard (9).

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Unscrew mounting bolts for fuel intake with
pump.

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Pull out fuel intake up to filter screen and then
remove at an angle.
Installation:
Replace gasket and install new gasket with
vaseline.

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Clean filter screen.

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