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post #1 of 4 Old 07-31-2002, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Gas Leak!!! Argh!! Help!

well wonderful.. i order my parts, and then this happens. a hose going between the gas tank and the filter ruptured while i was out running errands.. i was able to limp home, but i lost about 10 gallons of gas for a 2 mile trip. other bad news is that i have to drop the tank to fix it

has anyone else done this before? how difficult is it on the YJ? I believe all i have to do is disconnect the fill hoses, the hoses going to the engine, and the 10 or so nuts holding the skidplate/gas tank on and drop it, then replace the hoses, jack back up into position, and go..

any tips or hints would be great. I'm going to siphon out as much gas as possible before hand though.


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post #2 of 4 Old 07-31-2002, 07:58 PM
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That sucks man. Just got done changing the fuel filter on mine and while removing it one of the small lines connecting it popped. The stupid thing was all cracked.

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post #3 of 4 Old 08-01-2002, 01:31 PM
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Get a friend to help you drop the tank, and a floor jack makes it much easier.
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-01-2002, 01:54 PM
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with the tank near empty and a good floor jack, this is a moderate one person job

it's a pain, but it's another one of those jobs where patience pays off.

one tip; (the only problem I encountered dropping the tank on my YJ)
when putting the tank back up, be careful not to push any of the bolts sticking out of the rear crossmember up into it.

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