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Hi, How do I change the fuel filter on 1990 volvo 240 dl. I've been smelling gas after I park, so, I got under the car and found out that the connecting tube to the filter is leaking gas. Any help in this matter would be really appreciated.

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Purchase a new filter and four mini clamps. The filter comes with hoses and clamps but the clamps don't seem to work so well.

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