Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Relieving Fuel System Pressure

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CAUTION
The fuel system is under constant pressure, even with the engine off. This pressure must be relieved before disconnecting any fuel system component, fitting or fuel line connection. Failure to do so may result in personal injury.

  1. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector, located at the rear side of the fuel tank.
  2.  
  3. Start the engine.
  4.  
  5. After the engine stalls, turn the ignition switch OFF and reconnect the fuel pump connector.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the negative battery cable, then continue with the service procedure.
  8.  


CAUTION
The fuel system is under constant pressure, even with the engine off. This pressure must be relieved before disconnecting any fuel system component, fitting or fuel line connection. Failure to do so may result in personal injury.

  1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK .
  2.  
  3. Fold down the second seat.
  4.  
  5. Remove the upper and lower service hole cover and packing.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the fuel pump module connector.
  8.  
  9. Start the engine.
  10.  
  11. After the engine stalls, turn the ignition switch OFF and reconnect the fuel pump connector.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

  1. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector, located at the rear side of the fuel tank.
  2.  
  3. Start the engine.
  4.  
  5. After the engine stalls, turn the ignition switch OFF and reconnect the fuel pump connector.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  8.  


CAUTION
The fuel system is under constant pressure, even with the engine off. This pressure must be relieved before disconnecting any fuel system component, fitting or fuel line connection. Failure to do so may result in personal injury.

 
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