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Fuel leaking from flexi pipe beside passenger rear

I have a fuel leak from a flexi hose beside rear passenger side.
i have traced it, and it is a small rubber hose coming from under the petrol tank, and gradually increases in size to a small connection with a white piece in it, this is where it is leaking.
i went to subaru and they dont know what im on about as it should be a metal pipe coming out of the top of the tank.

can anyone help me in describing this flexi hose please so i can go back to them for the part.
as they are about as much use as a chocolate frying pan

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The only thing i can think of is, its a vent tube of some sort, but i can't understand why it comes out from under fuel tank, unless it runs from top of tank around under tank and back up and it looks like its commimg from bottom of tank.

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