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Replacing fuel injector

I replaced the injector orings (96 cavalier) on one leaking cylinder. After it was reassembled it leaked worse. I'm thinking that i did not reseat the injector properly and the oring(s) are not 'in the groove'. My question; Is there a technique for seating the injector or do you simply give it a firm push downward? If I'm going thru this process again I want to get it right!

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Using a little light oil will help to install

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