GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Fuel Pressure Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

The fuel meter cover contains the pressure regulator and is only serviced as a complete preset assembly. The fuel pressure regulator is preset and plugged at the factory.

  1. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector to the fuel injector(s).
  6.  
  7. Remove the fuel meter cover attaching screws and lockwashers.
  8.  
  9. Remove the fuel meter cover.
  10.  


CAUTION
DO NOT remove the four screws securing the pressure regulator to the meter cover. The pressure regulator contains a large spring under heavy compression which could cause personal injury if released. Disassembly may also cause a fuel leak and result in a fire.

  1. Discard the old gaskets and dust seal.
  2.  

To install:
  1. Install a new dust seal, fuel outlet passage gasket and fuel meter cover gasket.
  2.  
  3. Install the fuel meter cover.
  4.  
  5. Coat the attaching screws with a thread locking compound and tighten the screws to 27 inch lbs. (3 Nm). Install the short screws next to the injectors.
  6.  
  7. Reconnect the electrical connectors to the fuel injectors.
  8.  
  9. With the engine OFF and the ignition ON, check for fuel leaks.
  10.  
  11. Install the air cleaner.
  12.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Fuel meter cover removal



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Fig. Fig. 2: Fuel pressure regulator assembly

 
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