Peugeot 406

Since 1996 of release

Repair and car operation

Peugeot 406
+ 1. The maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. The engine
+ 4. Systems of cooling, heating and ventilation
- 5. Fuel system
   - 5.1. The power supply system of petrol engines
      5.1.1. Technical data
      5.1.2. The air filter and inlet channels
      5.1.3. An accelerator cable
      5.1.4. An accelerator pedal
      5.1.5. System of injection of fuel
      5.1.6. Pressure removal in fuel system
      5.1.7. The fuel pump
      5.1.8. A fuel tank
      5.1.9. Check of fuel system
      5.1.10. The case throttle заслонки
      5.1.11. System of injection Bosch Motronic MP511
      5.1.12. System of injection Magneti Marelli 8P
      5.1.13. An inlet collector
      5.1.14. A final collector
      5.1.15. System of release of the fulfilled gases
   + 5.2. Fuel system of diesel engines
+ 6. Ignition system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. A suspension bracket and a steering
+ 12. A body
+ 13. An electric equipment
+ 14. The basic malfunctions

5.1.8. A fuel tank

The prevention

At work on fuel system it is necessary to remove preliminary pressure in system.


1. Before removal of a fuel tank it is necessary to merge all fuel. Disconnect an 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 release of the fulfilled gases and the heat resisting screen.
4. Remove on the right side of a fuel tank a mouth pipe () and сапун () (With – a pipe of removal of steams).
5. Remove on the right side submitting and returnable hoses and muffle their stoppers.
6. Take from fastenings a cable of a manual brake and move it aside.
7. A jack prop up a fuel tank and unscrew its fastening (it is specified by an arrow).
8. Slowly lower a fuel tank and take it from under the car.


Installation is made in sequence, return to removal. Thus it is necessary to check up, that at installation of a fuel tank any of hoses has not appeared pressed.