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Fuel leak after new oil pan

Had the dealership install a new oil pan. I stay at a campground while im working so im always parked on grass. Went home a few weeks later and noticed a big stain on our driveway. Smelled it and its diesel. Poped the hood and i see the lid of the fuel filter is wet and there is a big puddle in that valley under the turbo. Anyone know where this is coming from or what to check? Thanks.

2003 7.3 4-door Long Bed DRW
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Irate Diesel Competion fuel system
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Spray it down with Brake Clean and watch for it reappear. You can take some talc and sprinkle it around where it looks like it could be coming from to make it easier to see sometimes.

Likely culprits are the lid gasket (they can "roll" and cause a problem) and the Water Drain (yellow lever device could need new O-Rings)...
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Will do. Almost ready to order a fuel system for her. Looking at the one from Irate Diesel. And the one from Diesel Site. Pretty sure they both have bowl deletes but not sure what one to get. then the leak shouldnt matter huh?

2003 7.3 4-door Long Bed DRW
American Force 22" Classics on 33X12.5X22
Irate Diesel Competion fuel system
Rancho RS9000XL Shocks
PHP Custom tunes
Foil Delete
ZooDad Mod
aFe Stage 2 XP CAI
MBRP 4" Turbo back S.S Dual Exuast
Edge Insight CTS
Stancor GPR
Directed Smart Start
Kenwood Dnx 7160 W/Kicker L-7
Too many Recon lights to list..
07 H.D Front End Conversion W/ HID's
08 Tail-Gate
Roll Pan
S366 t4 mount
SRP 1.2
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do a regulated return yourself, if you want to delete the bowl. I'd start with tightening the lid or installing a new oem fuel bowl filter.

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The kit im buying comes with this..Complete with 5/8" pickup tube, -10 line from tank to pump,
-8 line from pump to motor, Irate Regulated Return,
-6 line back to tank, wiring harness and all necessary fittings.
Our systems utilize Fuelab 41401 pumps and Fuelab 51501 regultors.

2003 7.3 4-door Long Bed DRW
American Force 22" Classics on 33X12.5X22
Irate Diesel Competion fuel system
Rancho RS9000XL Shocks
PHP Custom tunes
Foil Delete
ZooDad Mod
aFe Stage 2 XP CAI
MBRP 4" Turbo back S.S Dual Exuast
Edge Insight CTS
Stancor GPR
Directed Smart Start
Kenwood Dnx 7160 W/Kicker L-7
Too many Recon lights to list..
07 H.D Front End Conversion W/ HID's
08 Tail-Gate
Roll Pan
S366 t4 mount
SRP 1.2
250/200's
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