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Fuel line leaks at filter

Replace fuel filter and the line thats on the engine side of filter leaks,clip was new and everything seems go together fine,and the other side of filter went back on with no problems....

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  • rrichb7777 Feb 02, 2009

    yea i think the fitting my be bad,but how do i replace that

  • rrichb7777 Feb 02, 2009

    it is not flare fitting...its the push on with a plastic clip setup

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I have a GMC Jimmy and the fuel filter leaks at the snap-on end where the fuel exits the filter. A mechanic told me the it probably needs a need O ring.

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Hi either you messed up the rubber oring or you have a bad fitting or faulty filter.

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    Raymond l Vincent Jr Feb 02, 2009

    if it is the fitting then you will need to replace it by replacing that section of line.you will need a flearing tool and a special crimping tool to put the proper end on the filter side the other side you can just put flear nuts and a union to connect the two lines together.you maybe able to get the tools at your local parts store or from a specialty toos store.you can also buy from snap-on tools but verry expensive from snap-on

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    Raymond l Vincent Jr Feb 02, 2009

    hi yes it is a push on but it has ring on the steel line that is about 3/4 of a inch then a ring it slides into the filter it is the seal and the stop.they make a special tool to make the end of the line that pushes into the filter

  • Raymond l Vincent Jr
    Raymond l Vincent Jr Feb 02, 2009

    they make two difrent styles.the line slides into the filter or the line slides on the outside, of the filter fitting wict one do you have?

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