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Fuel pump relay/fuse

I do not have owners manual and I need to release pressure in the fuel line so that I can install a new fuel filter. The on lin advice I have is to remove the fuel pump relay/fuse while car is running and wait until it dies off. do you happen to know which one it is in the layout for a toyota camary 1998 model?

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Hi there
turn the car off and undo the hose that is going to the filter. fuel will run out a little but that will relieve the pressure

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