Wear latex or rubber gloves. Use a utility knife to cut the old hose off
its barbed attachment points. Use each old hose to cut its new hose to
correct length. Use a pliers to push the new hose onto the attachment
points. Finally, at #5 cylinder is a "stub" hose with a steel plug. Save
yourself time by inserting the steel plug into the stub end of the new
hose BEFORE attaching the hose onto the injector.
Suggest you do the job with less than a full fuel tank so no fuel
backflows - I'm not sure this will happen but why risk a mess.
It does not really matter what you use for excess fuel return off
the injectors, as there is very little pressure on the return to the
tank. So the only criteria is that the hose is unaffected by diesel
fuel and is not porous. Clear braided hose is fine and very cheap
if bought by the yard from a hose dealer. Any hydraulic hose
house will stock braided hose in any diameter you want.
No. I got mine at an auto parts store. It is fuel rated, sort of a
semi-transparent yellow color. I just took a piece of the old one and
had them match it for me. Been on about 3 years now, with no leaking
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