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Bleeding Pressure in Fuel Lines

I'm trying to change the fuel filter...and no, I've never changed it since I owned the truck (50,000 miles ago :( Anyways, I pulled the fuse and the relay for the fuel pump and started the truck up till the engine died. When I went to disconnect the fuel filter, the gas came pouring out of the lines (and I did remove the gas cap). Um, where else can I bleed the pressure so I don't get soaked in gasoline?
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I think I figured it out. Disconnected the switch by the passenger footwell and pressed in the Shraeder valve until all the pressure was gone. I still got drenched with fuel.
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I dont think you can do a whole lot, no matter what you will get gas on you. Its like changing the oil, your going to get kind of nasty
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you dont need to bleed the pressure. just make sure your truck has been sitting for a few hours, overnight is the best before you do it
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you dont need to bleed the pressure. just make sure your truck has been sitting for a few hours, overnight is the best before you do it
yea ive never had that problem, i just used that special too to pull the hoses off and i think there might have been a few drops that came out. everything else that came out was what was in the filter and i ended up tipping it out.
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