Pickup 1997

Fuel Pressure Regulator

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Removal & Installation



At this time the manufacturer does not provide removal and installation procedures for this component. The following procedure is a guideline and may differ from the vehicle you are servicing.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system. After disabling the system wait three minutes or more before servicing the vehicle. Disconnect the air bag module connector.


    NOTE
    Before disconnecting the fuel line, release the fuel pressure from the fuel line.



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    Fig. Air bag module connector location

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  3. Start the engine.
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  5. Using the CONSULT-III diagnostic tool, or equivalent, perform the fuel pressure release procedure.
  6.  
  7. Turn the engine off.
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  9. Remove the fuel pump fuse.

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    Fig. Fuel pump fuse location

  10.  
  11. Start the engine.
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  13. After the engine stalls, crank it a few times to release all fuel pressure.
  14.  
  15. Position the ignition switch in the OFF position.
  16.  
  17. Reinstall the fuel pump fuse.
  18.  
  19. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  21. Disengage the intake manifold vacuum hose from the pressure regulator.

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    Fig. The pressure regulator is easily removed from the fuel rail-note that the rail usually does not have to be removed for this



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    Fig. Always replace the O-ring for the fuel pressure regulator

  22.  
  23. Remove the screws securing the pressure regulator assembly to the fuel tube.
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  25. Unfasten the hose clamps, then disconnect the pressure regulator from the fuel hose.
  26.  

Place a rag under the fuel pipe to absorb any remaining fuel.

To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Using the CONSULT-III diagnostic tool, or equivalent, perform the SRS self diagnostic test and any reconnect/relearn procedures, as required.
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