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post #1 of 3 Old 01-10-2007, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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Question Mystery Fuel Leak.

I have a 97 powerstroke with 97k miles on it. I recently found a bad fuel leak. I can't find the source but i leak from or around the starter and bell housing. It only leakes when the truck is running and leaves about a three inch spot in 15 mins. Looking at the top of the motor i can see no wet spot or possibly spots. Its like its coming from the inside of the motor. any help please.....
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check the drain from the fuel filter bowl. Mine was leaking about the same amount and it was the o rings in the valve for the drain.
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if you have a 97 model truck , the most comon leak is the vacuum switch n the side or the in valley fuel pump itself ,9 out of 10 obs fuel leaks that i see are the vacuum switch looks like old school oil sending unit on side offuel filter housing ,look there first

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