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Unread 05-18-2013, 05:25 PM   #1
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Dremel near the fuel lines

I want to fix my e-brake cable, which involves slicing it in two. If I use a dremel on it, what precautions do I need to take not to blow myself up with sparks so close to the fuel lines?

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Unread 05-18-2013, 07:05 PM   #2
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If u r worried stick a piece of tin or so next to it while u r cutting
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Unread 05-18-2013, 07:31 PM   #3
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Using a Dremel to cut thru a brake cable will not cause enough heat to the fuel line causing an explosion.
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Unread 05-18-2013, 07:39 PM   #4
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even with possible fuel vent hose leaks and sparks?
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Unread 05-19-2013, 06:43 AM   #5
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Always take gasoline seriously.

However, hopefully you don't have heavy enough fumes to be spark sensitive or else that's an even more critical thing to fix (imagine driving over someone's tossed out cigarette butt). If you have any actual wetness, do something about that. if it's dry there should be no problem.
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