2010 CAMARO FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER Installation Instructions P/N: 5A102-026

2010 CAMARO FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER
Installation Instructions
2010 CAMARO SS (LS3 & L99)
P/N: 5A102-026
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FOREWORD
This manual provides information on the installation, maintenance and service of the
Vortech supercharger kit expressly designed for this vehicle. All information, illustrations
and specifications contained herein are based on the latest product information available at
the time of this publication. Changes to the manual may be made at any time without
notice. Contact Vortech Engineering for any additional information regarding this kit and
any of these modifications at (805) 247-0226 8:00am-4:30pm PST.
Take note of the following before proceeding:
STOP
1. Proper installation of this supercharger kit requires general automotive mechanic knowledge and experience. Please browse through each
step of this instruction manual prior to beginning the installation to determine if you should refer the job to a professional installer/technician.
Please contact your dealer or Vortech Engineering for possible installers
in your area.
2.
This product was designed for use on stock (un-modified, OEM)
vehicles. The PCM (computer), engine, transmission, drive axle
ratios and tire O.D. must be stock. If the vehicle or engine has been modified in any way, check with Vortech prior to installation and use of this product.
3.
Use only premium grade fuel with a minimum of 91 octane (R+M/2).
4.
Always listen for any sign of detonatlion (knocking/pinging) and discontinue hard
use (no boost) until the problem is resolved.
5.
Vortech is not responsible for any clutch, transmission, drive-line or engine damage.
Exclusions from Vortech warranty coverage considerations
include, but not limited to:
1.
Neglect, abuse, lack of maintenance, abnormal operation or improper installation.
2.
Continued operation with an impaired vehicle or sub-system.
3.
The combined use of Vortech components with other modifications such as, but
not limited to, exhaust headers, aftermarket camshafts, nitrous oxide, third party
PCM programming or other such changes.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
FORWORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii
TABLE OF CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii
TOOL & SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv
PARTS LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v
1.
PREPARATION AND REMOVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2.
FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER MOUNTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3.
FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER WIRING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
4.
FINAL ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
5.
FINAL CHECK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
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Vortech FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER
Installation Instructions
2010 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS
Before beginning this installation,
please read through this entire instruction booklet
The Vortech 2010 Camaro Fuel Pump Voltage Booster (FPVB) upgrade was designed
specifically for use on 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS vehicles equipped with a supercharger to support applications with increased horsepower over the basic kit. As with any
power enhancing product, this unit is intended for use on healthy, well-maintained
engines. Vortech Engineering is not responsible for engine damage. Installation on new
vehicles will not harm or adversely affect the break-in period so long as factory break-in
procedures are followed.
For best performance and continued durability, please take a note of the following key
points:
1.
Use only premium grade fuel 91 octane or higher (R+M/2).
2.
Always listen for any sign of detonation (pinging) and discontinue hard use (no
boost) until problem is resolved.
TOOL & SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS:
•
Open End Wrenches (5/16”, 10mm)
•
3/8” Ratchet
•
10mm, 13mm, and 5/16” Sockets
•
Flat #2 Screwdriver
•
Phillips #2 Screwdriver
•
Utility Knife
•
Heat Gun
•
Soldering Iron/Gun
•
Electrical Tape
•
Wire Cutters, Strippers and Crimpers
•
Drill Motor
•
1/8”, Drill Bit
•
Tape Measure
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2010 CAMARO SS FUEL PUMP
VOLTAGE BOOSTER UPGRADE
2010 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS
PARTS LIST
Part No. 5A102-026
IMPORTANT: Before beginning installation, verify that all parts are included in the kit.
Report any shortages or damaged parts immediately.
PART NO.
DESCRIPTION
5a102-026ASSY, VOLT BOOST 2010 CAMARO
5A002-026
VOLTAGE BOOSTER, 2010 CAMARO
5W001-011
16-14 GA RING TERM .26" HOLE
5W001-032
1/4" PLASTIC WIRE LOOM
5W001-007
3/16" HEAT-SHRINK TUBING
7E010-049
#10X3/4 HEX HD SLF DRL SHT MTL
7U100-044
TIE WRAP, 4" NYLON
7U100-055
TIE WRAP, 7.5" NYLON
5W001-037
12-10 GA BUTT CON, SHRNK TYPE
5W001-078
FUSE, BLADE TYPE 40 A
5W001-014
FUSE HOLDER 10 GA
5W001-043
12-10GA x 1/4" RING TERMINAL
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INSTR, 2010 CAMARO FPVB UPGRAD
QTY
1
1
70 IN
0.4 FT
4
10
10
2
1
1
1
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1.
PREPARATION AND REMOVAL
A.
Open the trunk
B.
Remove the carpet
C.
Turn the center retainer counterclockwise to
remove the trunk compartment cover
Fig. 1-a
Fig. 1-b
Fig. 1-c
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PREPARATION AND REMOVAL, cont’d
D.
Remove the tire sealant and compressor kit or
spare tire from trunk
E.
Using a 10mm socket or wrench, remove the negative terminal from the battery.
Fig. 1-d
Fig. 1-e
Fig. 1-f
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1.
PREPARATION AND REMOVAL, cont’d
F.
Remove the six plastic nuts (three on each side)
holding the rear plastic panel of the trunk
G.
Remove the rear panel by first pulling up slightly
and then out in order to release the two spring
clips underneath.
THREE PER
SIDE
Fig. 1-g
Fig. 1-h
PULL UP
SLIGHTLY TO
SEPARATE
HERE
Fig. 1-i
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H.
PREPARATION AND REMOVAL, cont’d
Remove the two plastic fasteners holding the carpet lining to the right side of the trunk. Peel back
the carpet lining so that you can access the fuse
block mounted on the wall
REMOVE
FASTENERS
Fig. 1-j
Fig. 1-k
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1.
I.
PREPARATION AND REMOVAL, cont’d
Dismount the fuse block from the trunk wall by
unlatching the tab at the top with a screwdriver
and then sliding the entire terminal block up until it
can be pulled straight out.
Fig. 1-l
Fig. 1-m
Fig. 1-n
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J.
PREPARATION AND REMOVAL, cont’d
Remove and separate the rear cover from the
back of the fuse block by releasing the latches at
each corner.
Fig. 1-o
Fig. 1-p
Fig. 1-q
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2.
FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER MOUNTING
A.
Position the mounting box into the approximate
location shown and mark the four mounting corners for drilling
B.
Drill the four mounting holes with a 1/8” drill
C.
Mount the FPVB unit using the supplied #10 sheet
metal screws.
DRILL WITH
1/8" DRILL
Fig. 2-a
Fig. 2-b
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FUEL PUMP VOLTAGE BOOSTER WIRING
A.
Locate the red with white stripe wire, fourth row
down from the top on the right side when viewing
the fuse block from the back.
B.
Cut the wire approximately two inches from the
back of the fuse block as shown.
C.
Strip both ends of the cut wire.
D.
Locate the wire harness supplied with the Fuel
Pump Booster (FPVB)
E.
Temporarily plug the FPVB harness into the connector on the FPVB unit. Route the orange signal
wire and red “PUMP +” wire along side the OEM
wiring so that it meets up with the OEM fuse block
location. Cover the wires with the supplied splitloom and secure with zip ties. Unplug the FPVB
harness from the FPVB unit.
F.
RED/WHITE
WIRE TO CUT
Fig. 3-a
Trim the red and orange FPVB wires to the proper
length, as they will be soldered into the previously
cut red with white stripe OEM wires.
APPROX.
2 INCHES
Fig. 3-b
Fig. 3-c
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3.
FPVB WIRING , cont’d
G.
Cut two 1” pieces of supplied heat shrink sleeve
and slide one each over the red “PUMP+” and
orange wires.
H.
Solder the orange wire to the red with white stripe
wire, previously cut, leading back to the fuse block
I.
Solder the red “PUMP+” wire to the red with white
stripe wire, previously cut, leading into the cars
wiring harness.
J.
Pull the heat shrink sleeve over the two soldered
connections and properly shrink with heat gun to
protect the connections.
K.
Reattach the rear cover to the back of the fuse
block.
Fig. 3-d
Fig. 3-e
Fig. 3-f
FUSE HOLDER
W/ 40 A FUSE
RED “PUMP +”
ORANGE
FPVB
BATTERY
SOLDER
CONNECTION
RED “BATT +”
SOLDER
CONNECTIONS
OEM WIRE
(RED/WHITE STRIPE)
FUSE
BLOCK
BLACK “BATT -”
Fig. 3-g
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FPVB WIRING , cont’d
L.
Remount the fuse block to the trunk wall and
snap in place.
M.
Reinstall the cover onto the fuse block.
N.
Using the remaining split loom and zip ties, route
the black "BATT-" and red “BATT+” wires from
the harness plug to each of the respective battery terminals. (Red to battery positive and Black
to battery negative/ground)
O.
Trim and strip the black "BATT -" wire to length
and crimp on a blue supplied ring terminal.
P.
Using a 10mm socket or wrench, attach the ring
terminal to the factory battery terminal as shown.
Fig. 3-h
NOTE: Do NOT reattach to battery at this time.
Q.
Locate the supplied fuse holder. Cut and strip
both ends of the wire at the middle.
R.
On one end of the fuse holder, crimp on the supplied yellow ring terminal.
S.
With fuse NOT installed in fuse holder, attach the
yellow ring terminal to the positive factory battery
terminal, using a 10mm socket or wrench.
ATTACH BLUE
RING TERMINAL
HERE
Fig. 3-i
ATTACH
YELLOW RING
TERMINAL HERE
Fig. 3-j
Fig. 3-k
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FPVB WIRING , cont’d
T.
Trim and strip the red "BATT +" wire to length to
mate up with the other end of the fuse holder.
U.
Cut a 1" piece of the supplied heat shrink and
slide over the end of the red "BATT +" wire
V. Solder the end of the red "BATT +" wire to the
fuse holder wire.
W.
Pull the heat shrink sleeve over the soldered
connection and properly shrink with heat gun to
protect the connection. Tape with electrical tape
to ensure a sealed connection.
X.
Cover wires with supplied split loom and secure
with zip ties.
Y. Trim positive battery terminal cover as necessary
for the lid to shut securely.
Z. Install 40A fuse into fuse holder and close fuse
holder cover.
SOLDER,
HEAT SHRINK,
AND TAPE
Fig. 3-l
Fig. 3-m
Fig. 3-o
Fig. 3-n
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FINAL ASSEMBLY
A.
Connect the plug from the FPVB unit to the plug
of the installed harness.
B.
Using a 10mm socket or wrench, reattach the
negative OEM terminal to the battery.
C.
Replace the remaining car trim items in the
reverse order in which they were removed.
Fig. 4-a
Fig. 4-b
Fig. 4-c
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5.
FINAL CHECK
WARNING: Do not attempt to operate the vehicle
until ALL components are installed and ALL
operations are completed including the final
check.
A.
Confirm that all connections are properly insulated
and secure from creating any shorts. Make sure
all wires are properly secure with clamps or tiewraps.
B.
Make sure all wires are routed away from hot,
moving or sharp objects.
C.
Test drive the vehicle.
D.
Always listen carefully for engine detonation.
Discontinue heavy throttle usage if detonation is
heard.
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