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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-2010, 09:56 AM Thread Starter
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Fuel leak

I stopped at the store after work... when i was walking back to my truck i noticed deisel pouring at a pretty fast pace... i popped the hood and noticed that the top of the motor is wet. any ideas where to start looking? 2000 7.3 auto.
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fuel bowl - particularly the drain at the back.

There are two o-rings - #202, available at www.mcmaster.com in Viton for dirt cheap.

20-30 minute job.

That's where I would start.

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it was the o-rings on the drain valve.... no more fuel leak
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Update to an old thread

The Viton o-rings and Dorman 904-202 Water Separator (drain valve) are available on Amazon now for good price.


http://www.amazon.com/Viton-Ring-Dur.../dp/B000FMUY1S

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001C6Q8D4

I used a SnapOn ¼" air ratchet with the T20 Torx on the 4 valve screws to save some time and carpel tunnel syndrome..

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