Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Service Precautions

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  1. When working around any part of the fuel system, take precautionary steps to prevent possible fire and/or explosion:
    1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal, except when testing with battery voltage is required.
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    3. Whenever possible, use a flashlight instead of a drop light to inspect fuel system components or connections.
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    5. Keep all open flames and smoking material out of the area and make sure there is adequate ventilation to remove fuel vapors.
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    7. Use a clean shop cloth to catch fuel when opening a fuel system. Dispose of gasoline-soaked rags properly.
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    9. Relieve the fuel system pressure before any service procedures are attempted that require disconnecting a fuel line.
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    11. Use eye protection.
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    13. Always keep a dry chemical (class B) fire extinguisher near the area.
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