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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Nov 10th, 01, 08:12 AM Thread Starter
 
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Has anyone changed a in-line fuel filter in on an EFI type set-up? From reading the manufactures manual, it states that these filters are under constant pressure, even when the ignition is off. Is the pressure a true concern or is this something that can be done without special tools? Thanks in advance-Dino
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Nov 10th, 01, 10:19 AM
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They have to post that warning to try to keep people from getting hurt.Yes they are under pressure that can squirt fuel in your eyes but if you wrap a rag around fitting and loosen it til it discharges you'll be fine.you can also unplug fuel pump then crank engine for a few seconds to get the pressure out of line.If you have a fuel pressure gauge with a release button you can do that too.
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