Fuel tank straps specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Strap 1 - Length: 32 inches
    • Strap 2 - Length: 31 inches
  • Rolled Steel
  • Treated with rust inhibitors for rust protection
  • Direct fit
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Fits the following tanks:
    • 16 or 17 Gallon
    • Gas

Note: Buyer will need to reuse original mounting hardware,

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

    Continuing the Repair This is Part 3 of a three-part video Please consult Parts 1 and 2 for prior instructions Perform the steps outlined in Parts 1 and 2

  1. step : Removing the Old Gas Tank Straps (0:38)
    • Spray penetrating oil on the gas tank strap bolt
    • Remove the bolt with a 15mm wrench
    • Put the bolt in a vise and remove the clip
    • Put the new straps halfway in place
    • Loosely tighten the 15mm bolts two or three turns
  2. step : Installing the New Gas Tank (2:39)
    • Insert the gas tank in place
    • Start to jack up the fuel tank correcting the position
    • Connect the wiring harness on the gas tank
    • Jack up the fuel tank
  3. step : Reconnecting the Fuel Lines (4:07)
    • Insert the first 15mm bolt into the gas strap
    • Tighten the fuel filler hose and the fuel vapor hose clamps
    • Connect the fuel filter line and push its bracket in place
    • Connect the two fuel lines
    • Insert a few gallons of fuel into the tank
  4. step : Testing the Fuel Pump (5:43)
    • Connect the fuel pump relay
    • Turn on the vehicle to see if the fuel pump comes on
    • Start the engine
    • Turn the vehicle off
    • Check underneath the car for any leaks
  5. step : Reinstalling the Gas Tanks Straps and Exhaust (6:15)
    • Pry down on the exhaust a little with a pry bar
    • Tighten the second 15mm bolt to the remaining gas tank strap
    • Finish tightening the gas tank straps
    • Insert the heat shield and replace the 7mm bolts
    • Insert the exhaust pipe into place
    • Replace the exhaust pipe hangers

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1988-1996 Buick Regal Fuel Tank Strap Pair
  • 1990-2001 Chevy Lumina Fuel Tank Strap Pair
  • 1995-1999 Chevy Monte Carlo Fuel Tank Strap Pair
  • 1988-1997 Olds Cutlass Supreme Fuel Tank Strap Pair
  • 1988-1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Fuel Tank Strap Pair

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 578-070
  • Spectra Premium Industries TNKST70
Part #: 1AFTS00069

How-to Video:

(09:24 min)