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Fuel bowl removal questions

My 2001 ford f250 has been leaking fuel from the fuel bowl ever since I bought it. I purchased o-rings to re-seal the entire fuel bowl. When I first started this project I got to taking the bolts out from the front of the HPOP reservoir and my ratchet was too big to remove the bolts so I had to go get a new ratchet. I bolted everything up so no dust or dirt got in the system and ended up breaking the FPR threading so I ordered a billet one and got it in today. On every video online of people removing the bolts for the fuel bowl the EBPS is not in the way, but I can't get to the bolt. Has anybody else had this problem and if so how to do go about getting the bolt out?
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I just did the bowl on my truck that bolt was a pita. I used a 1/2 ratchet wrench to get the bolt loose. After removing all the other connections to the bowl I just let the bowl move away from the hpop reservoir ale left the bolt though.
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I just did the bowl on my truck that bolt was a pita. I used a 1/2 ratchet wrench to get the bolt loose. After removing all the other connections to the bowl I just let the bowl move away from the hpop reservoir ale left the bolt though.
That's exactly what you do. Leave the bolt in place and remove the bowl

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Thanks y'all, I'll try that tomorrow. How did y'all loosen the bolt though? I can't even get my socket on it.

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I used a ratchet box end wrench on mine.
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I used a ratchet box end wrench on mine.
And if you don't have one of them just a regular old wrench will do it.

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Yea it will just will take a bit longer.
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I just unscrew the back pressure sensor. Bolt comes right out.

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ya remove the ebpv sensor and the bolt is easy to get too...


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I got the fuel bowl out but now my problem is the FPR threads are in the nut on the fuel line and I can't get the fuel line out of the truck. I spent 2 hours trying to get it out and I can't do it. Does anybody know a way to get the threads out of the nut?

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