Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1989-1996 Repair Guide

Conventional Type Fittings

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These are the threaded hex nut design that secure a tight fit between the flanged end of the fuel line and the system component.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  3. Perform the fuel system pressure release.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Loosen the fuel intake and return hose clamps. Wrap a shop towel around each hose, twist and pull off each hose.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Design details of conventional fuel line fittings

  1. Remove each fitting and note the inlet diameter. Remove the copper washers.
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To install:
  1. Replace the copper washers with new washers.
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  3. Install the fuel fittings in the proper ports and tighten to 175 inch lbs. (20 Nm).
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  5. Using new original equipment type hose clamps, install the fuel return and supply hoses.
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  7. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Test for leaks using Mopar® ATM tester C-4805 or equivalent. With the ignition in the RUN position depress the ATM button. This will activate the pump and pressurize the system. Check for leaks.
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  11. Reinstall the air cleaner assembly.
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