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Ways to relieve fuel pressure w/o turning the engine on?

Discussion in '2nd Gen 1991-1996 1.9L SOHC' started by twelvehundredbucks, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. twelvehundredbucks

    twelvehundredbucks New Member

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    Is there a way to do this? I have a 95 lx wagon. Thanks
  2. Setnev

    Setnev FEOA Member

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    Bleed it through the pressure release valve on the fuel rail. Just to be warned, you're gonna get fuel everywhere by doing it that way.
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but why not start the car, and pull the plug on your inertia switch? Either that or find the fuse for your FP in the BJB and pull it? (FP = Fuel pump, BJB = Battery junction box)
  4. silverton

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    if it cranks, knock the inertia switch so that it is popped up. it's in the rear passenger interior piece, should have a little accessy thingy back there. hit it with some sort of blunt object til it pops up, and then just crank away with the gas cap off. shouldn't take too long to bleed the pressure.
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    instead of hittin it, u can take it off the strut tower and shake it
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    hitting it is easier.

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