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Replacing Accumulator in 1993 GMC Diesel 6.5. Having a hard time figuring out where to put the Orifice tube.

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The orfice tube goes in the high pressure line, that is the small line near the accumulator, disconnect that line and the orfice is in the accumulator inlet tube, u may need an extra long nosed needle nose pliers to extract it.

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