Toyota Previa 1991-1997 Repair Information

Fuel Pressure Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 11

  1. Remove the RH engine service hole cover.
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  3. Relieve the fuel pressure.
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  5. Disconnect the vacuum hose from the clamp and pull the end of the hose from the port on the valve.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The fuel pressure regulator is located under the passengers seat engine service hole cover



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Fig. Fig. 2: Unclamp the vacuum hose from the retaining clip



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Fig. Fig. 3: Pull the hose off the port of the fuel pressure regulator

  1. Place a suitable container or shop towel under the pressure regulator. Disconnect the fuel return line.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Pull back the clamp from the fuel return line

  1. Plug the hose with a bolt to keep from excessive fluid loss.
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Fig. Fig. 5: A bolt will do the job to plug the hose

  1. Remove the two bolts and extract the regulator from the engine. These bolts have screw heads also.
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The rear bolt is hard to get to. An off-set screwdriver can be used to access it.



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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the two bolts on either side of the regulator



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Fig. Fig. 7: An off-set screwdriver will help you to access the bolt in the back of the pressure regulator

Place a small piece of cloth or paper in the regulator opening, to keep dirt from entering.

  1. Inspect and replace the O-ring if necessary.
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Fig. Fig. 8: Remove the fuel pressure regulator



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Fig. Fig. 9: Place a small piece of cloth or paper in the regulator mating port to prevent dirt from entering

To install:
  1. Apply a light coat of gasoline to the O-ring and install it on the regulator.
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Fig. Fig. 10: Apply a light coat of gasoline on the O-ring prior to installation



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Fig. Fig. 11: Be sure to install the fuel pressure regulator correctly

  1. Attach the pressure regulator to the engine and secure to 48 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  3. Connect the fuel return hose.
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  5. Attach the vacuum hose and tighten the clamp.
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  7. Install the RH engine service hole cover.
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