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September 23rd, 2010, 9:42 AM   #1  
Fuel Pressure Regulator

Looking for direction on how to replace my Fuel Pressure Regulator on my 2000 Chevy Tahoe 5.3L. Thanks

 
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September 23rd, 2010, 11:34 AM   #2  
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe - 2WD | Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon (VIN C/K) Service Manual |
Document ID: 546545
Fuel Pressure Regulator Replacement
Removal Procedure
Caution: Unless directed otherwise, the ignition and start switch must be in the OFF or LOCK
position, and all electrical loads must be OFF before servicing any electrical component.
Disconnect the negative battery cable to prevent an electrical spark should a tool or
equipment come in contact with an exposed electrical terminal. Failure to follow these
precautions may result in personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components.
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Remove the engine sight shield.
3. Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief .
4. Disconnect the fuel pressure regulator vacuum line.
5. Clean any dirt from the fuel pressure regulator retainer and the surrounding area.
6. Remove the fuel pressure regulator retainer (8).
7. Remove the fuel pressure regulator (9) from the fuel pressure regulator housing.
Installation Procedure
1. Install the backup ring (10) on the fuel pressure regulator (9).
2. Install the new large O-ring (11) on the fuel pressure regulator.
3. Install the regulator filter (12) on the fuel pressure regulator.
4. Install the new small O-ring (13) on the fuel pressure regulator.
5. Lubricate the fuel pressure regulator large O-ring and the small O-ring with clean engine oil.
6. Push the fuel pressure regulator into the regulator housing on the fuel rail.
7. Install a new fuel pressure regulator retainer (8).
8. Connect the fuel pressure regulator vacuum line.
9. Connect the negative battery cable.
10. Tighten the fuel filler cap.
11. Inspect for leaks.
12. Install the engine sight shield.
11.1. Turn ON the ignition for 2 seconds.
11.2. Turn OFF the ignition for 10 seconds.
11.3. Turn ON the ignition .
11.4. Inspect for fuel leaks.

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September 24th, 2010, 8:11 AM   #3  
Thanks for the post!

 
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June 18th, 2011, 2:34 PM   #4  
Where would I find the fuel pressure regulator on a 2000 Tahoe Z71, 5.7?

 
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June 19th, 2011, 8:31 PM   #5  
Posted By: becleanpesomes Where would I find the fuel pressure regulator on a 2000 Tahoe Z71, 5.7?
I do not see an option for the 5.7 in the 2000 year model, only the 5.3 and 6.0...
In the picture above its number 9....

 
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June 20th, 2011, 8:46 AM   #6  
for my 2000 Chevy Tahoe 5.3 L it was located on the fuel rail. Hope this helps.

 
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