Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Spring Lock Couplings

Special Tool(s)

Disconnect Tool, Spring Lock Coupling (3/8 inch yellow) 310-D004 (D87L-9280-A) or equivalent
Disconnect Tool, Spring Lock Coupling (1/2 inch green) 310-D005 (D87L-9280-B) or equivalent

Material

Item Specification
SAE 5W-20 Super Premium Synthetic Blend Motor Oil XO-5W20-QSP or equivalent WSS-M2C153- H

Disconnect

WARNING: Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel-related components. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited, resulting in possible personal injury.

WARNING: Fuel in the fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. Before servicing or disconnecting any of the fuel lines or fuel system components, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spraying of fuel, causing personal injury or a fire hazard.

1. Relieve the fuel system pressure. For additional information, refer to Pressure Relief in this section.

2. Remove the fuel tube clip.

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3. Install the Spring Lock Coupler Tool.

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4. Close and push the Spring Lock Coupler Tool into the open side of the cage.

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5. Separate the fitting.

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6. Remove the Spring Lock Coupler Tool.

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Connect

1. NOTE: Inspect and clean both the coupling ends. Lubricate the O-ring seals with clean engine oil.

Connect the fitting.

  • Pull on the fitting to make sure it is fully engaged.
  • Install the safety clip.

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