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Air gets in the system due to a failed pressure check valve in the electric fuel pump. The fuel pump and valve are one piece so the pump must be replaced to cure the problem. The pump is located inside the fuel tank, the tank must be removed from the truck to access the fuel pump.

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

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How to replace the fuel injector for a 2008 chrysler pt cruiser?


To remove a fuel injector or injectors you must remove the fuel supply rail that sits over them. Here is how you do that for both engine options, Turbo and non Turbo..

Removal & Installation

Except Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release fuel system pressure.
  2. Remove the air cleaner lid, disconnect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose.
  3. Remove the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  5. Disconnect fuel supply tube from rail.
  6. Remove the Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Disconnect electrical connectors from fuel injectors.
  8. Remove bolts holding fuel rail.
  9. Remove the fuel rail and injectors.
  10. Remove the injectors from the fuel rail.
To install:
  1. Install injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  4. Attach electrical connectors to fuel injectors.
  5. Connect fuel supply tube to fuel rail. Refer to Quick Connect Fittings in the Fuel Delivery section
  6. Install Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Install the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
  8. Install the negative battery cable.
  9. Install the air cleaner lid, connect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose. Tighten air inlet tube clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).

Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release the fuel system pressure.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Disconnect the throttle body inlet hose and remove from throttle body.
  4. Disconnect the purge hose from the throttle body.
  5. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connection at the throttle body.
  6. Remove the throttle control shield .
  7. Remove the throttle and speed control cables from the throttle body.
  8. Remove the cables from the throttle body bracket.
  9. Unlock and disconnect the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  10. Remove the vacuum lines from the rear of the intake manifold.
  11. Remove the 5 bolts from the front of the intake manifold.
  12. Remove the 2 bolts from the rear of the intake manifold.
  13. Remove the intake manifold. Cover the lower intake manifold openings.
  14. Drain the Coolant system.
  15. Move the upper radiator hose clamp, so that the hose can be rotated up and out of the way.
  16. Remove the 2 small hoses from the thermostat housing.
  17. Remove the 2 bolts from the thermostat housing and rotate the assembly up and out of the way.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  18. Disconnect the fuel line from the fuel rail.
  19. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connectors from the fuel injectors.
  20. Remove the wiring harness from the fuel rail.
  21. Remove the 2 bolts from the fuel rail.
  22. Remove the fuel rail and injectors from the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the fuel injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place.
  4. Install the 2 bolts to the fuel rail. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  5. Install the wiring harness to the fuel rail.
  6. Connect and lock the electrical connectors to the fuel injectors.
  7. Connect the fuel line to the fuel rail.
  8. Rotate the assembly back into place and install the 2 bolts to the thermostat housing tighten to 110 inch lbs. (12.5 Nm).
  9. Move the upper radiator house clamp back into place.
  10. Install the 2 small hoses to the thermostat housing.
  11. Fill the Coolant system.
  12. Install the intake manifold.
  13. Install the 2 bolts to the rear of the intake manifold tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  14. Install the 5 bolts to the front of the intake manifold and tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  15. Install the vacuum lines to the rear of the intake manifold.
  16. Connect and lock the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  17. Install the cables to the throttle body bracket.
  18. Install the throttle and speed control cables to the throttle body.
  19. Install the throttle control shield.
  20. Connect and lock the electrical connections at the throttle body.
  21. Connect the purge hose to the throttle body.
  22. Connect the throttle body inlet hose to the throttle body and tighten clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).
  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
  24. Use the DRB® scan tool ASD Fuel System Test to pressurize the fuel system. Check for leaks.

Mar 02, 2017 | Chrysler Cars & Trucks

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How to replace the fuel injector on a 2008 chrysler pt cruiser


Removal & Installation

Except Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release fuel system pressure.
  2. Remove the air cleaner lid, disconnect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose.
  3. Remove the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  5. Disconnect fuel supply tube from rail.
  6. Remove the Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Disconnect electrical connectors from fuel injectors.
  8. Remove bolts holding fuel rail.
  9. Remove the fuel rail and injectors.
  10. Remove the injectors from the fuel rail.
To install:
  1. Install injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  4. Attach electrical connectors to fuel injectors.
  5. Connect fuel supply tube to fuel rail. Refer to Quick Connect Fittings in the Fuel Delivery section
  6. Install Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Install the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
  8. Install the negative battery cable.
  9. Install the air cleaner lid, connect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose. Tighten air inlet tube clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).

Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release the fuel system pressure.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Disconnect the throttle body inlet hose and remove from throttle body.
  4. Disconnect the purge hose from the throttle body.
  5. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connection at the throttle body.
  6. Remove the throttle control shield .
  7. Remove the throttle and speed control cables from the throttle body.
  8. Remove the cables from the throttle body bracket.
  9. Unlock and disconnect the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  10. Remove the vacuum lines from the rear of the intake manifold.
  11. Remove the 5 bolts from the front of the intake manifold.
  12. Remove the 2 bolts from the rear of the intake manifold.
  13. Remove the intake manifold. Cover the lower intake manifold openings.
  14. Drain the Coolant system.
  15. Move the upper radiator hose clamp, so that the hose can be rotated up and out of the way.
  16. Remove the 2 small hoses from the thermostat housing.
  17. Remove the 2 bolts from the thermostat housing and rotate the assembly up and out of the way.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  18. Disconnect the fuel line from the fuel rail.
  19. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connectors from the fuel injectors.
  20. Remove the wiring harness from the fuel rail.
  21. Remove the 2 bolts from the fuel rail.
  22. Remove the fuel rail and injectors from the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the fuel injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place.
  4. Install the 2 bolts to the fuel rail. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  5. Install the wiring harness to the fuel rail.
  6. Connect and lock the electrical connectors to the fuel injectors.
  7. Connect the fuel line to the fuel rail.
  8. Rotate the assembly back into place and install the 2 bolts to the thermostat housing tighten to 110 inch lbs. (12.5 Nm).
  9. Move the upper radiator house clamp back into place.
  10. Install the 2 small hoses to the thermostat housing.
  11. Fill the Coolant system.
  12. Install the intake manifold.
  13. Install the 2 bolts to the rear of the intake manifold tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  14. Install the 5 bolts to the front of the intake manifold and tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  15. Install the vacuum lines to the rear of the intake manifold.
  16. Connect and lock the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  17. Install the cables to the throttle body bracket.
  18. Install the throttle and speed control cables to the throttle body.
  19. Install the throttle control shield.
  20. Connect and lock the electrical connections at the throttle body.
  21. Connect the purge hose to the throttle body.
  22. Connect the throttle body inlet hose to the throttle body and tighten clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).
  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
  24. Use the DRB® scan tool ASD Fuel System Test to pressurize the fuel system. Check for leaks.

Mar 02, 2017 | Chrysler Cars & Trucks

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03 3.7 have new o rings for bottom of injectors do you put it on the head first or on the injector just put head gaskets on jeep


old post but see it asked many times.
assemble the rail first, its 1 piece so must be ready first.
3.7L Engine (FSM) RTM?
(1) If fuel injectors are to be installed, refer to Fuel
Injector Removal/Installation.
(2) Clean out fuel injector machined bores in
intake manifold.
(3) Apply a small amount of engine oil to each fuel
injector o-ring. This will help in fuel rail installation.
(4) Position fuel rail/fuel injector assembly to
machined injector openings in cylinder head.
(5) Guide each injector into cylinder head. Be careful
not to tear injector o-rings.
(6) Push right side of fuel rail down until fuel
injectors have bottomed on cylinder head shoulder.
Push left fuel rail down until injectors have bottomed
on cylinder head shoulder.
(7) Install 4 fuel rail mounting bolts and tighten.
Refer to torque specifications.
(8) Install 6 ignition coils. Refer to Ignition Coil
Removal/Installation.
(9) Connect electrical connectors to throttle body.
(10) Connect electrical connectors at all fuel injectors.
To install connector, refer to (Fig. 37). Push connector
onto injector (1) and then push and lock red
colored slider (2). Verify connector is locked to injector
by lightly tugging on connector.
(11) Connect necessary vacuum lines to throttle
body.
(12) Connect fuel line latch clip and fuel line to
fuel rail. Refer to Quick-Connect Fittings.
(13) Install air box to throttle body.
(14) Install air duct to air box.
(15) Connect battery cable to battery.
(16) Start engine and check for leaks.

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How do you install injectors in a chevy s-10 pick-up?


Removal & Installation

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Exploded view of the fuel rail and injector mounting


Take care when servicing the fuel rail assembly to prevent dirt or contaminants from entering the fuel system. ALL openings in the fuel lines and passages should be capped or plugged while disconnected.
  1. Before disassembly, clean the fuel rail assembly with a spray type cleaner such as AC Delco® X-30A, or equivalent. After removal, DO NOT immerse the fuel rail in liquid solvent.
  2. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure and disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the air intake duct, as necessary for access.
  4. Tag and disengage the fuel injector electrical connectors.
  5. Disengage the fuel pressure regulator vacuum line, then tag and disengage all other necessary vacuum hoses.
  6. Loosen and remove the fuel rail retaining bolts.
  7. If necessary to remove the fuel rail assembly completely from the engine compartment, or to prevent stressing and damaging the fuel lines, disconnect the fuel lines from the rail assembly.
  8. Carefully lift the fuel rail assembly and fuel injectors from the intake.
  9. Carefully release and separate the fuel injectors from the rail assembly.
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  8. Connect the negative battery cable and cycle the ignition switch (without attempting to start the engine) in order to pressurize the fuel system, then check for leaks.
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if you dont have enough pressure this will happen
when the fuel pressure is good the system will just push the air out through the injectors or the fuel return line

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