GM Corvette 1984-1996 Repair Guide

Relieving Fuel System Pressure

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable to prevent fuel discharge if the key is accidentally turned to the RUN position.
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  3. Loosen the fuel filler cap to relieve the tank pressure and do not tighten until service has been completed.
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  5. If equipped, remove the fuel pressure connection valve cap.
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  7. Connect fuel pressure gauge J-34730-1, or equivalent, to the fuel pressure test valve. Wrap a shop towel around the fitting while connecting the gauge to prevent spillage.
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  9. Place the end of the bleed hose into a suitable container and open the valve to relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  11. Drain any remaining fuel into an approved container.
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