Subaru Forester 1998-05

Relieving Fuel System Pressure

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NOTE
This procedure must be performed prior to servicing any component of the fuel injection system.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the connector from the fuel pump relay located behind the passenger side front sill cover.
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  5. Crank the engine for 5 seconds or more to relieve the fuel pressure. If the engine starts during this time, allow it to run until it stalls.
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  7. Connect the fuel pump relay connector after repairs are completed.
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NOTE
This procedure must be performed prior to servicing any component of the fuel injection system.

  1. Disconnect the fuel pump connector from the fuel pump relay.
  2.  
  3. Start the engine and let it stall.
  4.  
  5. Crank the engine for 5 seconds or more to ensure the fuel pressure is properly relieved. If the engine starts during this time, allow it to run until it stalls.
  6.  
  7. After performing the required service, connect the fuel pump harness.
  8.  

 
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