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How screwed am I?

I rebuilt my fuel bowl last night and after getting it all back together i picked it up and found a little black plastic screw and for the life of me i couldnt figure out where it came from because i didnt take it out and my diesel o-rings guide made no mention of it so i figures it was just something that was on the bench when i started(crowded workbench) but i did some more research and i found a diagram with the part shown here

am i forced to take the fuel bowl back out again to put that in, is it necessary? It could explain why it was so friggin hard to get it to fire up after reinstalling it

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If it were me, I would pull it back out and put the screw back in (I don't remember that part either), but I would just plug the Fuel Restriction Sensor port with a 1/8 NPT plug. Those sensors always leak (believe me it will someday, and if they call it a dampener the senor might leak sooner without it), and on a 94-95 you have to pull the bowl to even do that (so yeah, you're screwed either way). Cheers!

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If it were me, I would pull it back out and put the screw back in (I don't remember that part either), but I would just plug the Fuel Restriction Sensor port with a 1/8 NPT plug. Those sensors always leak (believe me it will someday, and if they call it a dampener the senor might leak sooner without it), and on a 94-95 you have to pull the bowl to even do that (so yeah, you're screwed either way). Cheers!
It doesnt need that sensor to read anything? and wont it throw a code if it doesnt have it?

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46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

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No. It is for the Fuel Filter light on the dash only. If you change your filters regularly, you don't really need it. Mine's been plugged for a long time now. Cheer!

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No. It is for the Fuel Filter light on the dash only. If you change your filters regularly, you don't really need it. Mine's been plugged for a long time now. Cheer!
Cool ill just leave it be unless i notice its leaking thanks alot

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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
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PHP Hydra W/Tony Wildman tunes
160/0 Injectors
T-500 HPOP
E-fuel Conversion
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