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post #1 of 5 Old 06-29-2009, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel leaks from top of fuel tank on cool mornings.....why?

I noticed that fuel is leaking from somewhere up on the top of my fuel tank whenever I drive on cool/cold mornings without warming the engine up first. What is the problem?

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post #2 of 5 Old 06-29-2009, 04:06 PM
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If it leaks from the top of the tank, you have to pull it to fix it anyway, might just as well pull it to find out why. It's not like knowing will make you not have to pull it. It's not tough stuff up there, easy to fix when you find it.

I bet it won't leak if you park on a hill, rear up, so the tank is higher than the valve cover.

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Thanks, I guess I was just afraid of what I might find up there after I drop the tank.
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Bad gasket or cracked rubber fuel lines......

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Bad gasket or cracked rubber fuel lines......
X2

more than likely its a bad gasket or bad fuel line

if your lucky it will be like mine and have a big hole the PO never told you about and have to replace the whole thing

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