Leaking fuel bowl? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
Chapter Director

 
Rammstein1224's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Davenport, IA
Posts: 2,963
Thanks: 6
Thanked 48 Times in 40 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Leaking fuel bowl?

Hey OBS guys i need your input on this truck
1995 7.3 Powerstroke Dually 2wd
He says it has a leaking fuel bowl what could that be and is it common and easy to fix like he says?

Local Jackass member Pat

Battle cry of every 6.0 owner out there
Quote:
Originally Posted by access_max View Post
With the issues fixed a 6.0 can run circles around a 7.3.
2000 F-350 7.3L ZF6
Standard 7.3 mods
SCT tuned
8" Fabtech lift 13" total
5:13 Gears
46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

1995 F-350 7.3L E4OD DRW
Standard 7.3 mods
PHP Hydra W/Tony Wildman tunes
160/0 Injectors
T-500 HPOP
E-fuel Conversion
West Coast mirrors
Rammstein1224 is offline  
post #2 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 12:44 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
blue99stroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Chico, California
Posts: 5,198
Thanks: 18
Thanked 224 Times in 215 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Quoted: 185 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
its common. dieselorings sells new orings for like 6 bucks.
just make sure its leaking from their, the fuel drain valve is on the back of the bowl.

if its not leaking from the drain valve he sells a kit for the other orings and such.

99.5 f250 7.3 4x4 260k FF 160/30, PHP Hydra, S&B CAI, 4" Exhaust, RR Billet Wheel, Autometer Gauges, Transgo, Non-Ebpv Pedestal, High Flow Outlet, 08 Tow Mirrors.

Dad-2000 7.3 4x4 110k miles, Autometer Gauges, Superchips 1705, 6637, 4" Exhaust, BD Billet Wheel, TruCool Max
blue99stroker is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 12:47 PM Thread Starter
Chapter Director

 
Rammstein1224's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Davenport, IA
Posts: 2,963
Thanks: 6
Thanked 48 Times in 40 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by blue99stroker View Post
its common. dieselorings sells new orings for like 6 bucks.
just make sure its leaking from their, the fuel drain valve is on the back of the bowl.

if its not leaking from the drain valve he sells a kit for the other orings and such.
Sweet so it would be a good trade for my v10 dodge in my sig?

Local Jackass member Pat

Battle cry of every 6.0 owner out there
Quote:
Originally Posted by access_max View Post
With the issues fixed a 6.0 can run circles around a 7.3.
2000 F-350 7.3L ZF6
Standard 7.3 mods
SCT tuned
8" Fabtech lift 13" total
5:13 Gears
46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

1995 F-350 7.3L E4OD DRW
Standard 7.3 mods
PHP Hydra W/Tony Wildman tunes
160/0 Injectors
T-500 HPOP
E-fuel Conversion
West Coast mirrors
Rammstein1224 is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 12:55 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
66Bronco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 582
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
If it's not the orings, the WIF sensor will also leak. Just remove it and put in a pipe plug.

'95 F-250HD
ZF 5-Speed 13'' clutch w/ SMF conversion
B&W Gooseneck
Custom Spare Tire Mount

66Bronco is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
Chapter Director

 
Rammstein1224's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Davenport, IA
Posts: 2,963
Thanks: 6
Thanked 48 Times in 40 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Sounds like id be fine pretty easy enough fix?

Local Jackass member Pat

Battle cry of every 6.0 owner out there
Quote:
Originally Posted by access_max View Post
With the issues fixed a 6.0 can run circles around a 7.3.
2000 F-350 7.3L ZF6
Standard 7.3 mods
SCT tuned
8" Fabtech lift 13" total
5:13 Gears
46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

1995 F-350 7.3L E4OD DRW
Standard 7.3 mods
PHP Hydra W/Tony Wildman tunes
160/0 Injectors
T-500 HPOP
E-fuel Conversion
West Coast mirrors
Rammstein1224 is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 07:11 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Patrick Feeley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tehachapi, CA
Posts: 2,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 86 Times in 84 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by 66Bronco View Post
If it's not the orings, the WIF sensor will also leak. Just remove it and put in a pipe plug.
Usually it is the Fuel Restriction Sensor that is the leaker (on the fuel pressure regulator on 96-97's and on the back of the fuel bowl near the bottom on 94-95's) that you can use a 1/8 NPT plug. The fuel heater feedthrough is sealed with an o-ring and that is held down by the WIF sensor (also o-ringed IIRC). Note that fuel bowls have also simply rotted out on the bottom on some trucks. Cheers!

1997 F250 SC 4x4, E4OD, 4.10 LS, Basically Stock, Relocated Block Heater Plug, External Trans Filter, Tru-Cool Max, I/C Mounted but not Plumbed

SOLD - 1994 F350 CC DRW 2WD PSD, 5 Speed, 4.10 LS, SBC Con-O, Baldwin Filter, Tymar HPX Hose, DPPI DP, Bilsteins, $12 AIC, Coolant Filter, Explorer Overhead Console, A-Pillar w/ISSPRO Black Ice, EV Boost, and EV Pyro, Modified Pedestal, Gutted EBPV.
Patrick Feeley is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 06-14-2013, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
Chapter Director

 
Rammstein1224's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Davenport, IA
Posts: 2,963
Thanks: 6
Thanked 48 Times in 40 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Well i ended up getting it. it doesnt leak real bad so when i get some time ill try to get some pics of the leak. Im way more familar with the super duty 7.3 so i have some book learning to do

Local Jackass member Pat

Battle cry of every 6.0 owner out there
Quote:
Originally Posted by access_max View Post
With the issues fixed a 6.0 can run circles around a 7.3.
2000 F-350 7.3L ZF6
Standard 7.3 mods
SCT tuned
8" Fabtech lift 13" total
5:13 Gears
46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

1995 F-350 7.3L E4OD DRW
Standard 7.3 mods
PHP Hydra W/Tony Wildman tunes
160/0 Injectors
T-500 HPOP
E-fuel Conversion
West Coast mirrors
Rammstein1224 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome