Fuel Pipe Removal and Installation
Before starting the following procedure, be sure to observe Precautions on Fuel System Service:K9K .
A small amount of fuel may be released after the fuel hose is disconnected. In order to reduce the chance of personal injury, cover the hose and pipe to be disconnected with a shop cloth. Be sure to put that cloth in an approved container when disconnection is completed.
1) Remove fuel tank referring to Fuel Tank Removal and Installation:K9K .
2) Remove transfer referring to Transfer Assembly Dismounting and Remounting .
4) With pipe connected, detach brake pipe joint (1) from frame (if equipped).
5) Remove vacuum pipe (2) and hoses (3).
6) Disconnect right side parking brake cable (1) from equalizer (2) and bracket (3).
7) Disconnect fuel level gauge connector (1).
8) Remove LSPV bracket from (1) axle housing (2), if equipped.
9) Remove fuel return pipe and fuel feed pipe.
Reverse removal procedure for installation noting the following points.
Tighten brake pipe joint bolt (1) to specified torque.
Tightening torque
Brake pipe joint bolt ( a ): 11 N·m ( 1.1 kg-m, 8.0 lb-ft)
Tighten LSPV bracket bolt to specified torque, if removed.
Tightening torque
LSPV bracket bolt ( a ): 25 N·m ( 2.5 kg-m, 18.0 lb-ft)
After installation, check fuel pipes for damage, crack, deformation and contacting other parts.
Bleed air in fuel system referring to Air Bleeding of Fuel System:K9K .
Check to make sure that there is no fuel leakage at each connection.