Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Need to replace my fuel tank

asked by on

Accidentally punched a hole in my fuel tank changing a flat and now need to replace it, what other parts would you recommend I replace with it while it's out and how much do you think it will cost Thank you Ron

My car has 120 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: In this case you should replace the fuel pu...

In this case you should replace the fuel pump and filter at the same time. You will need to get the tank from a dealer since used tanks would be hard to come by unless a local used parts shop just happens to have one available. Consider getting some assistance with this from a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, who will be able to give you a quote and come to your home to replace your fuel pump and filter as necessary.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How can I figure out what the problem is to get it to running

Each fuel injector has an internal filter. If the fuel was really contaminated, it is possible the injectors were affected and filters are blocked. If the car starts when you introduce some starting fluid in the air intake, then you...

Q: My car is hesitating what cause this be?

Hello there. Many different faults could cause the vehicle to stall when it stops. The most common would be a master brake booster, fuel pump, MAF sensor, vacuum leak, exhaust leak or a misfire condition. In order to have the...

Q: Rough idle and no power - 2004 Ford Ranger

Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Check the spark plugs and plug wires to the cylinders. Make sure that there is spark to the plugs. If there is no spark to the plugs, then check the harness to the...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...