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Old 11-22-2011, 12:01 PM
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Exclamation Plastic access panel for fuel tank in trunk ?Myth or Reality

2000 ss Camaro Convertible Plastic Access Panel

It seems that I have a bad fuel pump, I simply refuse to pay a garage $1000. to replace it.

I have been looking at the access cover instructions but then when reading my haynes manual it says " On 2000 or later models , remove the plastic access panel in the trunk and unbolt the fuel filler pipe.

Hello there is no picture and I must be incredibly dumb.Underneath my carpet are a couple pieces of tightly glued down rubber one on the floor and one on the verticle wall in the trunk. I feel like an idiot and do you think I can find one single picture of this thing online.

I believe it is a myth, could someone enlighten me? or i am getting my tinsnips out.

and looking for an alternative to the 480 dollar delphi pump - thats insane.

suggestions. I am new at car repair but mostly I can read and I am game .
Tired of walking everywhere too.

2000 ss camaro convertible
54k original miles
purchased it new.
driven by a little old lady all its life

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Old 11-22-2011, 12:40 PM
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no plastic door. there may be a plastic cover underneath the car on the newer models but not on mine. check this out its in the faq and how to sticky at the top of the 4th gen seciton.
you have a part number for the pump check here they have reasonable prices for oem parts. RMS Products: GM F-Body, Fuel System
there is also aftermarket pumps for around 100 bucks. check rockauto

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