Fuel Pressure Relieving

With the HDS


Before disconnecting fuel lines or hoses, relieve pressure from the system by stopping the fuel pump as following and disconnectiong the fuel tube/quick connect fitting in the engine compartment.

1.Remove the fuel fill cap.

2.Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

3.Do the FUEL PUMP OFF in the INSPECTION MENU.

4.With the Honda PGM Tester or the HDS:
Start the engine and let it idle until the engine stalls.

NOTE:
  • Do not allow the engine to idle below 1,000 rpm (min-1) or the ECM will continuie to operate the fuel pump.
  • A DTC or a temporary DTC may be set during this procedure. Check for DTCs, and clear them as necessary.

5.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

6.Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the radio, then write down the frequencies for the radio's preset buttons.

7.Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.

8.Check the fuel quick-connect fitting for dirt, and clean if necessary.

9.Remove the quick-connect fitting cover (A), and place a rag or shop towel (B) over the quick-connect fitting.

 

10.Disconnect the quick-connect fitting (A): Hold the connector (B) with one hand and squeeze the retainer tabs (C) with the other hand to release them from the locking pawls (D). Pull the connector off.

NOTE:
  • Prevent the remaining fuel in the fuel feed pipe or hose from flowing out with a rag or shop towel.
  • Be careful not to damage the pipe (E) or other parts.
  • Do not use tools.
  • If the connector does not move, keep the retainer tabs pressed down, and alternately pull and push the connector until it comes off easily.
  • Do not remove the retainer from the pipe; once removed, the retainer must be replaced with a new one.

 

11.After disconnecting the quick-connect fitting, check it for dirt or damage.

Without the HDS


Before disconnecting fuel pipes or hoses, relieve pressure from the system by disconnecting the fuel tube/quick connect fitting in the engine compartment.

1.Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down the frequencies for the radio's preset buttons.

2.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

3.Remove the fuse cover.

4.Remove PGM-FI main relay 2 (A) from the under-dash fuse/relay box.

 

5.Start the engine, and let it idle until it is stalls.

NOTE: A DTC or a temporary DTC may be set during this precedure. Check for DTCs, and clear them as necessary.

6.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

7.Remove the fuel fill cap, and relieve fuel pressure in the fuel tank.

8.Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.

9.Check the fuel quick-connect fitting for dirt, and clean if necessary.

10.Remove the quick-connect fitting cover (A), and place a rag or shop towel (B) over the quick-connect fitting.

 

11.Disconnect the quick-connect fitting (A): Hold the connector (B) with one hand and squeeze the retainer tabs (C) with the other hand to release them from the locking pawls (D). Pull the connector off.

NOTE:
  • Prevent the remaining fuel in the fuel feed pipe or hose from flowing out with a rag or shop towel.
  • Be careful not to damage the pipe (E) or other parts.
  • Do not use tools.
  • If the connector does not move, keep the retainer tabs pressed down, and alternately pull and push the connector until it comes off easily.
  • Do not remove the retainer from the pipe; once removed, the retainer must be replaced with a new one.

 

12.After disconnecting the quick-connect fitting, check it for dirt or damage.