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Leaking Problem!!

well lately i've been discovering puddle marks on the ground in my driveway but didnt think much of it because there are 3 other cars there at all times besides mine. but i noticed today it smells like my truck is buring pretty rich and when i got out i happened to notice a drip of something falling from my motor. got down and looked at it, its coming from the passenger side right next to the front tire. i cant tell where its actually leaking from because its very slow. i'm assuming the set of lines that run there is what it is but i cant be sure. when i touched it its clear and smells like diesel so thats what im guessing it is. but does anyone have any insight as to what it could be? and if so what do i need to do about it? the problem is i really have no idea what it could be. and now im starting to think all those huge puddle marks in the drive way are mine. so whatever im losing here im losing quite a bit.
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You said it smells like fuel, but the fuel lines are on the other side, except for the head line. Look for a leak on the top near the fuel filter regulator or at the banjo fittings.

The biggest puddle would be from the A/C evaporator. Next would be a small oil leak from the engine, but that shouldn't smell like fuel.

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You said it smells like fuel, but the fuel lines are on the other side, except for the head line. Look for a leak on the top near the fuel filter regulator or at the banjo fittings.

The biggest puddle would be from the A/C evaporator. Next would be a small oil leak from the engine, but that shouldn't smell like fuel.
see thats what i thought and disregarded the big puddles as the AC but there are like 5 good sized puddles now so no way thats the AC right? and its not an oil leak either. but i will check for a leak up top when i get a chance. honestly now that you said it i think it could be the fuel filter. once again i'm not 100% sure on anything right now.
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I hear ya. The AC water doesn't stain. Just had to rule out the simple stuff.

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I appreicate your help. Obviously I'm not too teriibly concerned but its something I will look into as soon as I can. Unfortunatally I live in a very small town with one automan and he's always busy for this reason. I know something isnt right, I just dont know how to diagnose it properlly otherwise I'd take it on my self. But thanks for the insight. Now hopefully when I take it to him I'll be able to sorta steer him in the right direction.
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Banjo fitting on the front of the head.

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