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Fuel leak in the valley. driven me NUTS

Ok so iv been tryn like crazy to find this leak. It pools up in this one spot of the valley and there is no trase to were the leak is coming from so i figured it was the banjo nut washers, so i replaced them aaand its still leaking any ideas ? heres a pic

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have you changed the hoses down there? they tend to rot out and leak.

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you may need to replace the mechanical fuel pump, mine leaked in the same spot in that back side valley. if you do have to replace it make sure to use a lot of lube on that o ring on the foot of that pump they a re easy to cut and if you do cut it you will have a oil leak.
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how much do those things run for ? and where they leak out when they go bad, and yeah that lower fuel like did look alittle roughed but didnt seem to be leaking because it was still dirty and didnt look shinny or clean like gas had been running out but ill look again.
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Fuel pump has a weap hole it would leak from. And there are 3 short hoses that run from pump to the bowl

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ok where is the weep hole ? and yeah i found the 3 hoses. Now that thing in the pic is the fuel pump that ur talking about right ? Im really good with trucks but this is my first diesel ssso some of these parts are new to me
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Tear all that crap out and go E-Fuel.

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yes that is the fuel pump if it is leaking out where the arrow is pointing i would be willing to bet money you need to replace that fuel pump. any parts stores should have them for around 100.00 to 150 ish i think. I get my stuff a cost so im not sure about retail price, hope that helps!
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yeah thats what im thinking too, cus theres no were else that leak could be coming from, and its a good sized leak. so looks like ill have to shell out the 100 bucks hopefully thatll be it thanks
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