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2008 - MX-5 - Engine

FUEL LINE PRESSURE INSPECTION [LF]

WARNING:

1. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” before performing any work operations to prevent fuel from spilling from the fuel system. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
2. Remove the battery cover. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
4. Disconnect the quick release connector (in the engine compartment).

(See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)

5. Turn the lever of the SST parallel to the hose as shown in the figure.

6. Insert the SST quick release connector into the fuel pipe until a click is heard.
7. Verify that the quick release connector is firmly connected by pulling it by hand.
8. Start the fuel pump using the following procedure:
    Using M-MDS
  1. Connect the negative battery cable.

  2. Connect the M-MDS to the DLC-2.

  3. Start the fuel pump using the “FP” simulation function.

    Not using M-MDS
  1. Short the check connector terminal F/P to ground using a jumper wire.

  2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position to operate the fuel pump.

9. Operate the fuel pump for 10 s.
10. Measure the fuel line pressure.
11. Stop the fuel pump using the following procedure:
    Using M-MDS
  1. Stop the fuel pump using the “FP” simulation function.

    Not using M-MDS
  1. Turn the ignition switch to off to stop the fuel pump.

12. Measure the fuel hold pressure after 5 min.
13. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” before performing any work operations to prevent fuel from spilling from the fuel system. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
14. Disconnect the SST.
15. Connect the quick release connector to the fuel distributor. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
16. Complete the “AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION”. (See AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)


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