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Fuel leak

I have a fuel leak @ the fuel bowl where the filter screws in. The rubber gasket between the bowl and the platic cap keeps popping out. I have tried 3 different filters and changed rubber gasket also thinking maybe a defect. Recently put a new fuel pump and this started afterward. Any ideas why this is happening and recommended fix. Thanks.
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Are you sure you have the bevel pointing inward? Have you tried another filter? I only use WIX or Motorcraft filters and have never had a issue. Also don't over tighten the cap as this will push the O ring out as well.

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