Mitsubishi Outlander 2003-06

Relieving Fuel System Pressure

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Turn the ignition to theOFF
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  5. Loosen the fuel filler cap to release fuel tank pressure.
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  7. Remove the rear seat assembly, then remove the protector and disconnect the fuel pump module connector.
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  9. Start the vehicle and allow it to run until it stalls from lack of fuel. Turn the key to theOFF
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  11. Disconnect the negative battery cable, then reconnect the fuel pump connector. Install the rear seat assembly.
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  13. Wrap shop towels around the fitting that is being disconnected to absorb residual fuel in the lines.
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  15. Place shop towels into proper safety container.
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    Fig. Location of the fuel pump module connector-Outlander


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Turn the ignition to the OFF position.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the fuel filler cap to release fuel tank pressure.
  6.  
  7. Remove the rear seat assembly, then remove the protector and disconnect the fuel pump module connector.
  8.  
  9. Start the vehicle and allow it to run until it stalls from lack of fuel. Turn the key to the OFF position.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the negative battery cable, then reconnect the fuel pump connector. Install the rear seat assembly.

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    Fig. Fuel pump module connector location

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