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Fuel line replacement 96 LeSabre

The fuel line is leaking at the fuel filter on my 96 LeSabre. Took a look at it from underneath and pushing down on it stops it for a while. Do I need a new hose? or could it be something else? btw- it is the hose from the filter to the gas tank.
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  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    I just looked at mine and the same hose is leaking up near the hard line on the fuel pump. I think both ends of the hose have snap-on o-ring fasteners. My plan is to replace that hose and the filter unless someone gives me better advice.

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    my car needs new fuel lines ,, mechanic said it will cost me 500 bucks

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    How to change fuel filter on 1996 buick lasbre

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    What type of conmnection is there from the line to the filter?

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My computer just hosed my response so forgive the clutter if half of it posts.

The answer to our problem is GM and AC part # 25625186. It costs $62.10 plus tax but I didn't have the patience to wait & see if the 20 dollar part (no picture - not in stock) from local parts store was correct.

LEAVE KEY OFF to release pressure from fuel line. It is always a good idea to disconnect the battery while working on a car. The hose diconnects on either end by pushing the two tabs on the clear/white fastener hooked to the filter on one side and the hard line on top. Small hands and a screwdriver or pliers may help but the job can be done with (thin gloved) fingers. I take that back... I needed a screwdriver to open the rubber bracket on the frame and help pry the top hose out. Next make sure the clear/white insert fasteners are included with the new part so you can go ahead and rip off the pieces left on the hard lines. Make sure there is no dirt on the hard lines and firmly press the new part in place. There should be a nice SNAP when it is connected on each side. This was an easy one besides the fuel mess and hit to the wallet. Please wear safety glasses and take precautions for dripping fuel and dirty undercarriage.

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