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  • MrShift@Edmunds 08/29/10 6:09 pm PST

    WARNING: Do not smoke while working on the fuel system. Keep open flame away from your work area. Make sure the engine is OFF before relieving the fuel pressure.

    1. Relieve the fuel pressure.

      1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
      2. Remove the fuel tank filler cap.
      3. Use a box end wrench on the 6mm service bolt at the top of the fuel filter, while holding the special banjo bolt with another wrench.
      4. Place a rag or shop towel over the 6mm service bolt and SLOWLY loosen the 6mm service bolt one complete turn.
        1. Remove the fuel tank.
          1. Disconnect the fuel lines and connector.
          2. Remove the fuel pump mounting nuts.

        2. Reverse procedure to install. Torque fuel pump mounting nuts to 4 lb-ft (6 Nm). Torque fuel line bolt to 20 lb-ft (28 Nm).
        3. Replace washers as shown in the illustration. CAUTION: Do not attempt to disassemble the fuel pump, it is not designed to be field serviced.


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