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Old 10-14-2012, 03:37 PM
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Hole in fuel tank?

Whenever I fill my tank pretty close to the top, it will spill fuel from what looks like the fill tube connecting to the tank. Is this a fail safe for overfilling or is there a hole that I need to take care of? It doesn't leak at all when filling


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Old 10-14-2012, 03:43 PM
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It never should leak, only out the fuel fill opening if too full.
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Think someone has had the tank out and torn/punctured a hose or left a clamp loose?

I fill mine until I can see fuel in the neck and never lose a drop.

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Anyone have any place I can purchase a new tank...


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Old 10-14-2012, 06:50 PM
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Why would you get a new tank right away without checking the lines?

I made my Samsung SGH-I997 send this.
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Old 10-15-2012, 04:58 PM
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Why would you get a new tank right away without checking the lines?

I made my Samsung SGH-I997 send this.
I am taking the bed off this week to see if there is a hole in the line or actual tank


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Old 10-15-2012, 05:06 PM
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In my opinion the tank comes out quicker than the bed comes off. Run it low on fuel (light on) and a buddy and a floor jack will make short work of it. I would also suggest looking very carefully with a flashlight before you take it apart, a diesel leak should have made an oily mess that would be easy to ID.

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Old 10-15-2012, 07:41 PM
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Well... I sort of want to take my bed off anyway just for fun . I don't know, this truck is turning out to be a project truck more than a daily driver ha! It's okay, I got big plans for her! Once I get money that is


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Let us know what you find.

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Old 10-16-2012, 08:04 AM
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Think someone has had the tank out and torn/punctured a hose or left a clamp loose?

I fill mine until I can see fuel in the neck and never lose a drop.

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That happened to me, and just had a clamp loose, thightened it and no more leaks.

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