Fuel pressure regulator - removal and refitting

Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. A new sealing ring will be required on refitting.

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Depressurise the fuel system as described in Section 6.

3 Disconnect the fuel return hose from the regulator. Be prepared for fuel spillage and take adequate fire precautions (see illustration).

8.3 Fuel pressure regulator assembly - 1.6 EFI engine
8.3 Fuel pressure regulator assembly - 1.6 EFI engine

A Regulator
B Fuel return hose
(to tank)
C Vacuum hose
D Securing bolts

4 Disconnect the vacuum hose from the regulator.

5 Unscrew the two securing bolts and withdraw the regulator from the fuel rail.

6 Recover the sealing ring.

Refitting
7 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but use a new sealing ring, and on completion, switch the ignition on and off five times without cranking the engine and check for fuel leaks.

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