BLEEDING FUEL SYSTEM
General mechanics tool kit: automotive (5180-00-177-7033)
Engine access doors opened.
This procedure should be performed
after completing maintenance on the
fuel system, particularly when a fuel
line was opened.
BLEED AIR FROM FUEL SYSTEM.
a. Loosen vent screw (1) on fuel injection pump.
b. Place fuel control in run position.
c. Crank engine and allow air to bleed from pump.
d. Close vent screw (1).
e. Loosen each high pressure line one at a time
starting at number 1 injector. Crank engine to
allow air to bleed from lines then tighten lines.
Continue until engine runs smoothly.
END OF TASK