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Twisted fuel line @#$%!!!

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by boshak, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Apr 4, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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    boshak

    boshak [OP] Well-Known Member

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    While removing the fuel inlet hose to get better access the valve covers I slipped and twisted the fuel line a bit. I wouldn't call it a kink but a twist.

    Replace?... Seems too big of a job for myself to do but opinions are welcome.

    FWIW, it's not leaking either. Is it possible to bend back?

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  2. Apr 4, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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    mjp2

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    Definitely don't bend it back. It'll further weaken the metal and make it even more prone to failure.

    Will probably be ok as-is, but it's your call if you want to take a chance with a fuel line.
     
  3. Apr 4, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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    boshak

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    Thanks for the reply. Does anyone know how hard it is to replace? It looks like a pain to access and reinstall.
     
  4. Apr 5, 2012 at 11:26 PM
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    boshak

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    TTT... Anyone with advice how to handle this one?
     
  5. Apr 6, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    How long is the fuel line? Can you get to, or even see, the other end?
    If not, then you might have to take it to a shop, and chalk it up to experience.
     
  6. Apr 6, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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    boshak

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    Someone on YT says its goes back to the fuel filter. Im going to see how many clips I have to get access to.
     
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