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1993 Doge Ram Diesel fuel issue

The truck was traveling down the interstate with no issues when it suddenly died. When I took a look under the engine, there was fuel leaking from what looks to be the fuel pump or solenoid. The part that is leaking is just right of the main engine block and the accelerator linkage cable is connected to it. When I rev up the engine, using the linkage cable, the leak speeds up, then I let off it slows down. What could be the issue?

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Unless one of the lines is the cause os the leak you will need to have the injection pump removed and resealed or replaced

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