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There is fuel leaking from gas tank on passengers side. there are wires and hoses hooked here its the black hose that just looks like a plug where the fuel is coming from what is this?? Not a mechanic sorry just need to figure this out I just put 20.00 dollars gas in it so also any suggestions on draining this out safley!

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That may be the vent hose fuel getting on wires wont cause a problem but stadic from your body will ignite fuel and there is few safe ways to drain the fuel with a pump or turn key on and pull the fuel line from the rail or fuel filter remove itand drain it into a can from there .from my experience every time i had to take down a fuel tank it was almost always full i think a full tank is safer than a almost empty 1 just try to repair the hose without draining the tank make sure that u ground yourself to the car so you dont cause any sparks ,if you smell fuel there is fumes and that what will cause fires and deaths try to find someone to help you with this if you just trying to replace a hose dont try to drain the tank work around the fuel the best you can wear raggs around ur wrist to prevent fuel from going to ur harm pits that burns other than that use some common since when it come to high flamable fuels remember tha body stadic is your biggest enemy

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