What is the valve in a fuel injected system called?

5

Asked by Jul 29, 2015 at 09:32 AM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1997 Ford Thunderbird that needs some repairs. Recently I have noticed it
takes a while for the car to build pressure (prime) to the fuel pump. At first I thought it
was the fuel pump but when I looked at they system I noticed that a small part is
broken. The part is the valve stem (for lack of a better word), of the air pressure release.
So that if you get air in your fuel system you can press the valve down and it will
release the air in your fuel system. The only thing broken is the valve stem because it
was pushed down to far. I was wonder what is this part called and how much will it cost
to replace it? Also what is a place I can buy it from?

2 Answers

87,045

Schrader valve, this one is fuel resistant so you just can't put in a tire type, your local Ford dealer should still be able to get them, and a standard Schrader valve tool will work for replacing it.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
40,725

Get one that has a viton seal. Viton is fuel resistant.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Thunderbird Questions

Ford Thunderbird Experts

#1 Larry Sturgis
Larry Sturgis
Reputation 1,490
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,450
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
363 Great Deals out of 44,490 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
179 Great Deals out of 20,807 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
279 Great Deals out of 38,301 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford F-150
2,700 Great Deals out of 212,349 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
82 Great Deals out of 3,306 listings starting at $2,988
Used Ford Taurus
254 Great Deals out of 20,509 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
796 Great Deals out of 34,384 listings starting at $799
Used Jaguar XJ-Series
63 Great Deals out of 2,374 listings starting at $1,990
Used Mercury Cougar
234 listings starting at $2,495
Used Pontiac Firebird
10 Great Deals out of 794 listings starting at $2,000
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
58 Great Deals out of 4,957 listings starting at $2,500
Used Porsche Boxster
72 Great Deals out of 1,508 listings starting at $2,500
Used Jaguar XK-Series
43 Great Deals out of 777 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale