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post #1 of 19 Old 01-21-2010, 06:24 AM Thread Starter
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If its not one thing its another

So I finally got the Stancor relay bought and installed, and its still a ***** to start in the morning if its not plugged in. So I noticed a diesel smell the other day when I was installing it but didn't see anything since I had just power washed everything. In poking around today I finally found the leak, its dripping out from the drain valve assembly into the valley. What I don't understand is can I be getting air in through this leak and if so how does plugging in the truck effect this?http://i989.photobucket.com/albums/a...k/101_1010.jpg

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theres another oring inside that can leak heres a link to another that shows the other oring: Welcome to guzzle's PSD Fuel Filter Drain Valve Repair Web Page

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man sounds like these are the least of your concerns..there cheap things to fix..they break its normal.. mine leaked too replaced it and all is fine..what are your temps like?

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yes you can get air in threw the leak i was before i fixed mine 2 weeks ago. as for the plugging in and it being fine i cant explain that.

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the fuel leak is fixed, got the o-rings from Diesel O-rings so no more diesel leak, but my truck is still a hard starter, I now have replaced the Glow plugs, GPR and under valve cover gaskets as well as under valve cover wire harness, why in the heck is it so hard to start? Do I need to start looking into Fuel pressure and HPOP pressures?

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what temps are you trying to start it in??

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Ain't that the truth?!


And not to hijack the thread, but could this also be causing a rough running condition with my truck? If in fact air is getting drawn in where the o-rings are bad?

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could yes..just put new orings in it..hell the valve is dirt cheap from ford..i just bought a new one..

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When the truck sits, does the oil in the HPOP res. leak back down? I might let the truck sit for a few hours, go out there and pull the inspection plug and see if the oil has leaked down at all.
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