how do i release fuel pressure in order for me to replace the fuel filter on 1993 Toyota 4Runner

how do i release fuel system pressure so i can replace the fuel filter

by in Colorado Springs, CO on March 02, 2010
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4 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , July 05, 2010
start the forerunner< then go to the fuel pump and pull the relay apart< i believe it is a green and white wire. then let it run till it stalls,once it stalls try to turn it over two or three times to bleed the system. then the pressure will be gone.
ANSWER by , March 12, 2010
You can just keep the fuel fill open during removal. Take off one fuel line at a time to install on the new filter.
ANSWER by , March 02, 2010
how do i release fuel pressure in order to replace the fuel filter
COMMENT by , June 10, 2010
I,ve changed a lot of fuel filters in some newer models up to 2006 yr. model autos,never had much trouble with fuel pressure,it will leak out and it is a fire hazard ! Use a lot of caution, be sure to loosen the fill cap on the tank first, the system opperates normally on pressure building up by the fuel constantly returning back to the tank while the engine is running! The outside temperature has an effect also!
ANSWER by , December 06, 2010
Find the fuel rail on engine, it supplys the injecters with fuel. Find the Schrader valve, looks like a larger tire valve stem. Wrap with shop towel, depress center to release pressure. Best done with a cold engine. louverguy