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I need directions fuel pressure regulator on my 3800 Series

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I need directions for replacing fuel pressure regulator on my 3800 Series II Impala SS with Supercharger.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 1 year ago.

FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR REPLACEMENT

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

IMPORTANT: Always maintain cleanliness when servicing fuel system components.

  1. Relieve the fuel pressure Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure.
  2. Clean any dirt from the fuel pressure regulator retaining ring.
  3. Remove the vacuum line from the pressure regulator.

  1. Remove the snap ring (7).
  2. Using a shop towel to catch any spilled fuel; lift and twist the fuel pressure regulator in order to remove the fuel pressure regulator (6) from the fuel pressure regulator housing (1).
  3. Remove the small regulator O-ring (2).
  4. Remove the regulator O-rings (4,5).
  5. Cover the fuel pressure regulator housing (1) to prevent contamination from entering the fuel system.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

NOTE:

  • Do not use compressed air in order to test or clean a fuel pressure regulator as damage to the fuel pressure regulator may result.
  • Clean the fuel pressure regulator filter screen with gasoline if necessary.
  • Do not immerse the fuel pressure regulator in a solvent bath in order to prevent damage to the fuel pressure regulator.

  1. Install the new O-rings on the fuel pressure regulator (6), if a new fuel pressure regulator is not being installed. Lubricate the O-rings lightly with clean engine oil.
  2. Install the regulator O-rings (4,5).
  3. Install the small regulator O-ring (2).
  4. Install the fuel pressure regulator (6) in the fuel pressure regulator housing (1).
  5. Install the snap ring (7).

  1. Install the vacuum line to the fuel pressure regulator.
  2. Tighten the fuel fill cap.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
  4. Inspect for leaks.

9.1.Turn ON the ignition for 2 seconds .

9.2.Turn OFF the ignition for 10 seconds .

9.3.Turn ON the ignition.

9.4.Inspect for fuel leaks.

  1. Install the fuel injector sight shield.