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Old 01-17-2008, 04:57 PM
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Major fuel leak

Almost home and noticed a fuel smell. Got it home and looked and fuel is spraying from underneath the glow plug relay area. I need an I idea on what is wrong and how hard to fix. My brother has offered to fix it in the cold tomorrow for me. So Please Help!!!!
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Old 01-18-2008, 04:48 PM
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Check the metal fuel lines for rubbing, also check fuel filter base. Did you change the fuel filter lately? Maybe oring squirted out.
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Old 01-18-2008, 06:54 PM
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It appears if the fuel line is rubbing on the bracket for the glow plug relay. Is there an easy fix, or does he haveto get a whole new fuel line?
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Old 01-21-2008, 04:33 AM
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Got it fixed. The fuel line from the tank was rubbing on the bottom side of the bracket that mounts the glow plug relay. You all may want to check that on you trucks, so you don't end up spraying diesel all over the engine compartment.
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:58 AM
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Great............ Thanks for posting the fix. Many times people post a problem get lots of answers and never post the final outcome.
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Old 01-24-2008, 07:43 PM
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I just replaced one today on a F450, same thing, and I remembered reading this post, so I started at the bracket and the bracket wore clean through the line. Replaced. Good as gold.
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Old 01-25-2008, 12:06 PM
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I just replaced one today on a F450, same thing, and I remembered reading this post, so I started at the bracket and the bracket wore clean through the line. Replaced. Good as gold.
That's cool and I'll let my brother know. Glad this helped you.
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Old 01-25-2008, 02:50 PM
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That is cool! Glad to help.
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