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I have a 93 Grand am se 2.4 DOHC. I am changing  fuel filter . where do i bleed off pressure in the fuel line. and where is it located

Hi Joe.

The 2.4 engine doesn't not have a pressure bleed off/pressure tap port. they only way to bleed it off is to slowly unscrew the fitting at the filet . it has 1 threaded end and a quick connect end. unscrew the threaded end and it will slowly bled the pressure off. wear safety glasses. and for the sake of not rounding the nut off on the line use a 5/8" pipe wrench it has a special flair on the end of the wrench so it will not round off the nut. good luck.  

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General auto repair,electrical issues,driveability issues,anti-lock brakes,SIR systems,HVAC,engine performance,Gm specific. I have worked at my current dealership since the 1990 model year anything much older than that I have limited exposure to. I do not have very much transmission experience so those question you may want to ask of another expert. When you send me a question let me know the exact make/model/engine and year for the car or suv you have it makes it easier to answer the questions that way. If your happy with the answer I gave you please feel free to Donate. This is a free service to you and I am not compensated at all by this web site. I have 22 years of experience to share with you and my knowledge wasn't free to me. I had to pay for my education.


Experience in the area: I have been a technician in GM dealerships for over 22 years and I am a ASE master technician. I work at a Buick and GMC truck store Previously I worked at a Pontiac GMC store for 18 years. I Served a a lead technician when dealership was on a team system. I just recently moved to a Buick,Hummer,Saab Store when my franchise was purchased by this dealership. Organizations: ASE master technician


Education/Credentials:High school diploma,2 year vocational school degree 2 year college degree. Associates degree in applied sciences (auto technology)Awards and Honors: GMC master technician

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