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How to replace a fuel pressure regulator

I want to know how to replace the fuel pressure regulator in my 2004 pontiac grand am. also I want to know if I can get a diagram showing how to reple it.

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    starting issues, not staying running. shuts of while idle.

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The fuel pressure regulator is on the end of the fuel rail it is held on by a torx screw relieve the fuel pressure using the schrader valve on the fuel rail remove regulator holding screw and replace new regulator be carful not to damage o-rings on new regulator

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  • rustee Oct 26, 2011

    after replacing the fuel pressure regulator the car ran great twohours later the car wouldnt start motor wouldnt turn lover

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