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Gas dripping where hose attaches to plastic piece opposite fuel shut off.

Gas leaking where rubber fuel hose attaches to plastic piece, opposite side of fuel shut off. Tried cutting piece of hose and reattaching but still leaks. Clamps are tight. Could it be plastic peice? How difficult to replace? I bought Permatex 2 Form A Gasket Sealant. Worth putting in area where hose attaches?

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SOURCE: Fuel leaks from around the valve at the 5 gal plastic fuel tank

you twist the whole valve after disconnecting the hose...
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You could do this but leak could also be around oil filler plug if not seated. The main engine bearing seal is more likely if the unit is old with large number of hours.

If you find a bad gasket, replace with the silicone make your own sealant AND DO NOT overtighten screws. That can worsen the problem with gaskets.

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