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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:31 PM   #1
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Fuel leak

So after filling up my tank I noticed a fuel leak, only since I filled the tank though looks like its coming from the top of the tank any suggestions?

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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:37 PM   #2
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I have the same issue.

I think I've read that this is caused by the fuel pump. Not that its going out, but the seal is broken or something. Probably a good indication it needs replaced.

Me, I just dont fill it all the way unless im going for a lengthy drive. I just categorize it has a jeep thing.

If im wrong, maybe i need to get to fixing. Lol
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Unread 01-05-2013, 02:20 PM   #3
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Mine does/did this after I replaced my fuel pump. I just fill mine up to 3/4 maybe a little past it. Mine only leaks if I've been bouncing around on bumps
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Unread 01-05-2013, 02:31 PM   #4
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Mines does this as well so like above l avoid filling to the maximum unless going on long drive. And with a tank of fuel here in the UK costing around $180 it eases the pain lol
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Unread 01-05-2013, 03:19 PM   #5
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Yep its coming from my fuel pump alright most likely the seal but it only leaked a couple dollars worth and stopped. I was able to get it.up on the hoist and grabbed a mirror with a flash light in that tiny access part where the lines go to the pump. I'll probably just leave it untill I have to do a pump.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:03 PM   #6
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Hopefully,nobody will flick a butt out the window......
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:15 PM   #7
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I think im gonna fix it its apparently a 12$ seal and realistically it could catch fire plus if gas is getting out water can get in.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:27 PM   #8
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Mines does this as well so like above l avoid filling to the maximum unless going on long drive. And with a tank of fuel here in the UK costing around $180 it eases the pain lol

$180 a tank . I'd be driving a motorcycle for sure
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:31 PM   #9
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$180 a tank . I'd be driving a motorcycle for sure
Lol I know right it cost me 81$ from a 1/4 tank thats 100$ more.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:37 PM   #10
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Lol I know right it cost me 81$ from a 1/4 tank thats 100$ more.
Gas is the cheapest right now that I have seen in years . 0.899 cents a liter
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:57 PM   #11
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I pay 2.89 a gallon...
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Unread 01-05-2013, 07:15 PM   #12
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Gas is the cheapest right now that I have seen in years . 0.899 cents a liter
You flat-landers get all the breaks.
It's $1.20 a liter out here, on the wet coast.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 09:00 PM   #13
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... Wow $3.05 here in Texas where we only have 9 Billion barrels of it. Maybe some day we'll learn how to refine this stuff. If Mom & PoP culd still make it .. It'd be cheap But No we got to have uncle Sam look over us.
... Ok back to your leak .. Call the dealer an ask if yours has a recall on that seal .. Seems like some did. Not all but some. If not then drop you tank an replace the 4 inch seal around the Fuel Pump Module.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 11:19 PM   #14
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The only recall mine has at the moment is the disk brakes one and I don't have factory installed rotors anymore. Will dodge have that seal?
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Unread 01-05-2013, 11:24 PM   #15
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Yes I'd say they will have the seal we kept them while I worked for them .
.. Also what Is the rotor recall for .. I've not heard of it and I'd love to take mine into them for a free part. Since I was released !!
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