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post #1 of 7 Old 01-03-2012, 02:09 PM Thread Starter
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fuel on the driveway

Why on my '02 7.3 would there be little amounts of fuel dripping out of the torque converter cover. Also, this Pig's a shaking when I start braking. Can you turn the rotors on these trucks. I was told several years ago when I drove a company super duty that the front rotors are bic disposables. Is that true? They look good, no grooves.
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You got fuel in the valley? If so, that's usually where it ends up looking like its coming from. There is a "drain hole" on the pass side of the valley, when fuel/oil leaks into the valley, it drains out the back of the valley and down the engine, looking somewhat like a rear main leak.

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So is there something that commonly leaks in there? Fuel filter maybe?
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Mine was leaking too I changed the orings between the fuel bowl and drain valve that or the oring on top of the filter would be two good places to start


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Mine was leaking too...I chaged the fuel filter which came with a new top and o-ring.. cured the problem If the rotors are shaking trash em
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Cool, thanks for the info guys!
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New filter and O rings today. No more leak! Picking up rotors and pads next week for $180.
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