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QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

WARNING:

Quick Release Connector Type

CAUTION:

Type A Removal

1. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” before performing any work operations to prevent fuel from spilling from the fuel system. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)

CAUTION:

NOTE:

2. Rotate the release tab on the quick release connector to the stopper position.

3. Pull out the fuel hose straight from the fuel pipe and disconnect it.

4. Cover the disconnected quick release connector and fuel pipe with vinyl sheeting or a similar material to prevent it from becoming scratched or dirty.

Type B Removal

CAUTION:

NOTE:

When using SST 49 N013 103A (Part of 49 N013 1A0D)
1. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” and remove dirt from the connecting surfaces before performing any work operations. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
2. Insert the SST into the quick release connector.

3. Pull out the fuel hose straight from the fuel pipe and disconnect it.
4. Cover the disconnected quick release connector and fuel pipe with vinyl sheeting or a similar material to prevent it from scratches or dirt.
When using SST 49 E042 001

NOTE:

1. Follow “BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION” and remove dirt from the connecting surfaces before performing any work operations. (See BEFORE SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)
2. Set the SST parallel to the quick release connector.

NOTE:

3. Hold the center of the retainer tabs with the SST ends and press the retainer.
4. Pull the connector side and disconnect the quick release connector.
5. Raise a retainer tab using the SST and remove the retainer.

6. Cover the disconnected quick release connector and fuel pipe with vinyl sheeting or a similar material to prevent it from scratches or dirt.

Type A Installation

NOTE:

1. Inspect the fuel hose and fuel pipe sealing surface for damage and deformation.
2. Apply a small amount of clean engine oil to the sealing surface of the fuel pipe.
3. Reconnect the fuel hose straight to the fuel pipe until a click is heard.

NOTE:

4. Lightly pull and push the quick release connector a few times by hand, and then verify that it can move 2.0—3.0 mm {0.08—0.12 in} and is connected securely.
5. Complete the “AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION”. (See AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)

Type B Installation

CAUTION:

NOTE:

1. Inspect the fuel hose and fuel pipe sealing surface for damage and deformation.
2. Apply a small amount of clean engine oil to the sealing surface of the fuel pipe.
3. Install a new retainer to the quick release connector.
4. Reconnect the hose straight to the pipe until a click is heard.
5. Lightly pull and push the quick release connector a few times by hand, and then verify that it is connected securely.
6. Complete the “AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION”. (See AFTER SERVICE PRECAUTION [LF].)


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