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post #1 of 25 Old 11-04-2006, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
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so i think i have a fuel leak every time i shut off my truck in my drive way fuel leaks out of the pan underneath with the hole in it right behind the oil pan i think its leaking from the fuel filter on the top of the motor but not sure please help.
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post #2 of 25 Old 11-04-2006, 06:29 PM
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what kind of truck do you have?

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sorry its a 2000 F250 7.3 diesel
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i had a leak a few weaks back, it was dripping out of the fuel drain tube, the orings on the fuel drain releif valve were shot. i replaced the valve (about 50$) and fixed the prob. you can change out just the orings, but make sure you get ones that can handle fuel.
dont know if thats your prob. or not.

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o rings

You can get just the orings from black cloud diesel performance for about 10 bucks. It cured my leak problem.
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I just odrered a bag of the correct o-rings for this application.The o-rings I ordered are made of Viton which has excellent chemical and oil resistance. Temperature range is -15 to +400 F. Durometer hardness is A75. Meets SAE J200.Other guys have used different kinds of rubber but I understand Viton is suppose to be the best for this application. O-ring size 1/2"OD X 1/4"ID X 1/8" thick.The drian valve at the dealer is about $38(includes o-rings), the o-ring kit (4 o-rings) is about $32. When I ordered the o-rings I have, they came in a large quantity.


I have more than I need if you would like to buy a couple of them P.M. me. ($5.00 a pair)
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Fuel Leak Repair Instructions

Could I get o-ring and Drain Valve instructions for repair from you or how do I get them? Thank you djb email me at ldb115@gmail.com
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fule leak

i had the same prob and it was my fule filter seal every time about every 5000 to 8000 it would start leaking all over my intake so far it is stying sealed i put some grease on the seal to let it slip
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disconnect the drain line (slides off) and remove 4 bolts holding the valve on (torx screws),

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fule filter seal

thanks i will keep that in mind when it starts to leak agin hopfuly i was just grabing the seal when i was puting it in
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