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Old 09-07-2018, 01:54 PM
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massive fuel leak ( moving with trailer attached right now)

i have a massive fuel leak thst just hsppened while towing our trailer during our move. is in the drive side and is a rubber hose that has a small hole that is spratin all over the drive side of the motor. its next to the steering gear. what size hose do i need to replace this? the it sprays fuel with the key on engine off (while its priming the bowl)
its from the hose on the right abiut 3 inches up from the hardline. since it sprays when the engine is off, would it be the supply line? any help is apreciated im stucl on the side of the road and need this fixed right now. so please get bacl asap
 
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Old 09-07-2018, 02:05 PM
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Delete delete, was looking at the wrong fuel lines
 
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Old 09-07-2018, 02:21 PM
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Do you have another vehicle with you while traveling that you can utilize to get more hose?

I want to say it is 3/8" ID, but not sure... might be 5/16"...

Where are you at right now?

If I were you, I would just try to get to a safe spot and then get a piece of that hose off, then get to a parts store to size it up to a new piece of diesel safe fuel line and then a double barb fitting with fuel injector line clamps or hose clamps on each end. This is more of a bush fix/emergency fix, but it will get you back on the road so that you can fix it for good when you are not on the side of the road.

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EDIT: It is difficult to see the hole in the picture, but I have circled where I think it might be. If that is the case, you may be able to simply cut the line at that point and re-attach it to the hard line.


 
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Old 09-07-2018, 02:24 PM
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You can see in the background the old quick connect fuel lines.
after reading the net I believe the one your leaking from is the 3/8 and the smaller one is 5/16.
 
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Old 09-08-2018, 04:37 PM
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Was that a "factory" installed piece? Them using 2 worm clamps to attavh to the "feed" hardline to bowl...
 
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Old 09-08-2018, 05:04 PM
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That looks like it used to be the quick disconnect hoses but have been customized to what you see now. I believe that Z31 has the sizes right and it is tight up in there. If those are formerly quick disconnect hoses the other end of that should be on top of the frame in through the fender well.
 
 


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