ParkAvenue 1997-1999

Draining

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Specific to:

Buick LeSabre 1986-1999

Buick Park Avenue 1996-1999

Oldsmobile 88 1992-1999

Oldsmobile Delta 88 1986-1988

Oldsmobile LSS 1996-1999

Pontiac Bonneville 1987-1999


CAUTION
Observe all applicable safety precautions when working around fuel. Whenever servicing the fuel system, always work in a well ventilated area. Do not allow fuel spray or vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical fire extinguisher near the work area. Always keep fuel in a container specifically designed for fuel storage; also, always properly seal fuel containers to avoid the possibility of fire or explosion.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire and personal injury, always keep a dry chemical (Class B) fire extinguisher near the work area.

  1. Remove the fuel cap.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle with jackstands.
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  5. Disconnect the filler vent hose from the tank.
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  7. Use a hand operated pump approved for gasoline to drain as much fuel as possible through the filler vent hose into a suitable container.
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CAUTION
Never drain or store gasoline in an open container due to the possibility of fire or explosion!

  1. Reconnect the filler vent hose and tighten the clamp.
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  3. Install any removed lines, hoses and cap. Connect the negative battery cable.
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