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Unread 07-04-2003, 11:25 AM   #1
Ryan2son
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Fuel Line Oily/Greasy

I had a thick oily/greasy coating on the large fuel filler line. I cleaned it off and checked the hose clamp (wasn't very loose - one turn tightened it). What would cause this? I don't overfill my tank (but I bought it last November and there's nothing to say that the previous owner didn't).

I noticed it while inspecting the U-Haul hitch installation.

Thanks in advance and happy 4th!

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Unread 07-04-2003, 01:16 PM   #2
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Yes, that can cause it. The fuel will leak out, evaporate, mix with dirt and just eventually build up. Just take a quick glance it at every few months to see if it persists.
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