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Fuel filter leaking

I have a leak on the "IN" side of the fuel filter on my S60. The filter was just replaced thinking that was the problem but its not. It looks like the little rubber L piece is where the problem resides. I assume the rubber hose running into it is a vaccuum hose of some sort with the steel line carrying the fuel. Is that piece easily replaceable or do you think there is another source of the problem.

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The l piece you refer to is hooked to the fuel filter in some way. if you have a vacuum leak start the motor and listen for a hissing noise. then it's abit of troubleshooting to find the leak. be careful leaning into the engine compartment listening for the noise. lots of moving parts least of which is the electric fan that can start at any time.

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