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Old 12-10-2012, 07:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel valve on fuel rail?

Hello,

There is a valve on the fuel rail so you can check the fuel pressure. I had to remove this as the previous owner broke the valve inside the rail. I was successful in removing with an easy out.

My question is, can I use any type of valve? I.e. tire valve or is there a special valve designed for fuel applications.
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Re: Fuel valve on fuel rail?

I'd get one designed for fuel as many rubber o'rings don't fare too well against fuels and other chemicals. I bought one from the Stealership when I needed one. They had them in stock.
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I'd get one designed for fuel as many rubber o'rings don't fare too well against fuels and other chemicals. I bought one from the Stealership when I needed one. They had them in stock.

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Re: Fuel valve on fuel rail?

Took your advice and went to the stealership and ordered one. $12 bucks.

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Re: Fuel valve on fuel rail?

If you're ever around KC and need any parts, I can get you GM parts at 10% over dealer cost.
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