GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Relieving Fuel System Pressure

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CAUTION
It is necessary to relieve the fuel system pressure to reduce the risk of fire or personal injury. Have a shop rag handy in case of any spilt fuel when disconnecting fuel lines.

  1. Loosen the fuel filler cap on the vehicle.
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  3. Raise the vehicle, then disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.
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  5. Lower the vehicle.
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  7. Start and run the engine until the fuel supply remaining in the fuel lines is consumed.
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  9. Engage the starter for three seconds to allow relief of any remaining pressure.
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  11. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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