Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating and ventilation
- 5. Fuel system
   - 5.1. Power supply system of petrol engines
      5.1.1. Technical data
      5.1.2. Air filter and inlet channels
      5.1.3. Accelerator cable
      5.1.4. Accelerator pedal
      5.1.5. System of injection of fuel
      5.1.6. Removal of pressure in fuel system
      5.1.7. Fuel pump
      5.1.8. Fuel tank
      5.1.9. Check of fuel system
      5.1.10. Case of a butterfly valve
      5.1.11. System of injection Bosch Motronic MP511
      5.1.12. System of injection Magneti Marelli 8P
      5.1.13. Inlet collector
      5.1.14. Final collector
      5.1.15. System of production of exhaust gases
   + 5.2. Fuel system of diesel engines
+ 6. System of ignition
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions


5.1.8. Fuel tank



During the work on fuel system it is necessary to take off previously pressure in system.


1. Before removal of the fuel tank it is necessary to merge all fuel. Disconnect the electric socket from the fuel pump, and also fuel hoses.
2. Lift a back part of the car and fix it on supports.
3. Remove system of production of exhaust gases and the heat-resistant screen.
4. Remove on the right side of the fuel tank a pipe of a mouth (A) and сапун (In) (With – a pipe of removal of vapors).
5. Remove on the right side the giving and returnable hoses and muffle them traffic jams.
6. Take a cable of the emergency brake from fastenings and move it aside.
7. A jack prop up the fuel tank and unscrew its fastening (it is specified by an arrow).
8. Slowly lower the fuel tank and take it from under the car.


Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal. At the same time it is necessary to check that at installation of the fuel tank any of hoses was not pressed.