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post #1 of 8 Old 12-28-2011, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
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Yo everyone. Picked up a cool 97 today, 4wd reg cab. 208 on the clock runs strong and clean, well maintained truck. Small problem, gotter home and noticed a very slow drip under the truck, not the oil pan or trans, looks like fuel. Not sure where that's coming from, just hoping someone could suggest a place to start looking. Thanks everyone for your help, I'm sure I'll learn alot from you all.
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Look down in the valley of the motor between the heads and see if there is any fuel puddling up in there. If its leaking in there it will drain through a weep hole in the back of the motor and down from there. Let us know what you find out

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I'll have to check it in the mornin, shuttin er down for the night. I'll be back when I got some info, thanks alot for the help. Maybe it's just weeping because it knows how much wax and armor all I'm going to slather on it!!

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No problem. Let us know what you see down there. There are a few common things down there that will and do cause leaks.

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Yeah as previously stated check the valley. It will either be the fuel bowl, blue fuel lines, or fuel pump.

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There is a write up sticky in the 94-98 problem forum for diagnosing fuel leak issues, author is Gertrude, should help quite a bit.

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Just rip it all out anyways and fork over the 3-500 for an efuel setup and never worry about leaks again. Stock OBS fuel system/delivery was an Obamanation (sp?).
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All I know is that is wrong, starts with an a lol, yes e fuel ftw, still gets leaks tho.

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