Avalanche, Express, Savana 2006-2007

Injection Lines

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the fuel feed pipe attaching nuts and bolts.
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  3. Remove the fuel feed pipe.

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    Fig. Remove the fuel feed pipe

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  5. Disconnect the fuel rail balance pipe from fuel rails.
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  7. Remove the fuel rail balance pipe bolts.
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  9. Remove the fuel rail balance pipe.

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    Fig. Remove the fuel rail balance pipe

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  11. Remove the left fuel return hose.

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    Fig. Fuel return hose-left side shown

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  13. Remove the right fuel return hose.
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  15. Disconnect the fuel hoses from the fuel injector pump.
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  17. Remove the distribution block and fuel line assembly bolts.
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  19. Remove the distribution block and fuel line assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the distribution block and fuel line assembly

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  21. Remove the fuel pipe assembly bracket bolts.
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  23. Remove the fuel pipe assembly bracket.
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  25. Remove the coolant pipe bolt and nut.
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  27. Remove the coolant pipe.

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    Fig. Remove the coolant pipe

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  29. Remove the left fuel rail to pump pipe.
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  31. Remove the EGR mounting bracket bolts.
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  33. Remove the EGR mounting brackets.
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  35. Using compressed air to blow away any debris between the fuel injector line and the fittings. Wipe clean the fittings of debris.
    WARNING
    DO NOT use compressed air to clean debris from the fuel injector inlet after the fuel line is removed. Using compressed air can allow debris to enter the fuel injector inlet and damage the fuel injector.

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  37. Spray lithium grease, GM P/N 12346293 or equivalent, between the fuel injector line and fitting to contain any debris during removal.
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  39. Remove the left fuel injector pipes.

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    Fig. Fuel injector pipes-left side shown

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  41. Remove the right fuel injector pipes.
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  43. Remove the left fuel rail and bracket bolts.
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  45. Remove the left fuel rail and bracket.

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    Fig. Fuel rail and bracket-left side shown

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  47. Remove the right fuel rail bolts.
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  49. Remove the right fuel rail.
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To install:

  1. Install the right fuel rail.
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  3. Install the right fuel rail mounting bolts.
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  5. Tighten the right fuel rail mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  7. Install the left fuel rail.
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  9. Install the left fuel rail mounting bolts.
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  11. Tighten the left fuel rail mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    CAUTION
    Improper torque methods of the fuel lines will result in fuel leaks and possible damage to the engine. Failure to follow proper fuel line fitting torque methods could result in serious personal injury.



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    Fig. Fuel rail and bracket-left side shown

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  13. Install the injection pipes to the right bank.
    1. Tighten the injection pipes to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm)
    2.  

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  15. Install the injection pipes to the left bank.
    1. Tighten the injection pipes to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm)

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      Fig. Fuel injector pipes-left side shown

    2.  

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  17. Install the EGR mounting brackets.
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  19. Install the EGR mounting bracket bolts.
    1. Tighten the EGR mounting bracket bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
    2.  

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  21. Install the left fuel rail to pump pipe.
    1. Tighten the fuel rail to pump pipe nut to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
    2.  

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  23. Install the coolant pipe.
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  25. Install the coolant pipe bolt and nut.
    1. Tighten the coolant pipe bolt and nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    2.  

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  27. Install the fuel pipe assembly bracket.
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  29. Install the fuel pipe assembly bracket bolts.
    1. Tighten the fuel pipe assembly bracket bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    2.  

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  31. Install the distribution block and fuel line assembly.
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  33. Install the distribution block and fuel line assembly bolts.
    1. Tighten the fuel line assembly bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    2.  

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  35. Connect the fuel hoses to the fuel injector pump.
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  37. Install the right fuel return hose.
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  39. Install the left fuel return hose.

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    Fig. Fuel return hose-left side shown

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  41. Install the fuel rail balance pipe.
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  43. Install the fuel rail balance pipe bolts.
    1. Tighten the fuel rail balance pipe bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (21 Nm).
    2.  

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  45. Connect the fuel rail balance pipe to the fuel rails.
    1. Tighten the fuel rail balance pipe nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
    2.  

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  47. Install the fuel feed pipe.
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  49. Install the fuel feed pipe attaching nuts and bolts.
    1. Tighten the fuel feed pipe bolts and nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

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      Fig. Install the fuel feed pipe

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