Dodge Colt/Challenger/Conquest/Vista 1971-1989 Repair Guide

Pressure Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Make sure to have a towel or rag on hand to absorb fuel. Supply a new O-ring and gasket for the pressure regulator.

  1. Remove the air cleaner and air hoses.
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  3. Release the fuel system pressure as described earlier in this section, then disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the 3 fuel pressure regulator hold-down screws, then quickly place a rag over the fuel inlet chamber to absorb any fuel that remains in the system. When fuel is absorbed, safely dispose of the rag.
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  7. Pull the pressure regulator from the throttle body. Carefully remove the old O-ring and gasket.
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To install:

  1. Carefully install a new O-ring and gasket onto the regulator.
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  3. Position the pressure regulator onto the throttle body. Press it into place squarely so as to properly seat the O-ring and gasket.
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  5. Install the 3 hold-down screws and tighten them to 40 inch lbs. (4.5 Nm).
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Start the engine and check for fuel leaks with the air cleaner off, then install the air cleaner and hoses.
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