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Old 04-14-2012, 09:35 AM   #1
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Fuel leaking from filler hose.

I just installed a new filler hose on my car because the old one was leaking. This is the small hose that attaches directly to the tank.
I managed to get it all the way pressed on and tighten down a hose clamp past the little ridge that holds the tube on.
Am I doing something wrong? It leaks when I have a full tank or close to it. Should I apple some type of sealant or something?
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:42 AM   #2
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you sure its the hose and not the joint? the metal small tube that is part of the tank? Common for them to rust at the welding...
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:46 AM   #3
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you sure its the hose and not the joint? the metal small tube that is part of the tank? Common for them to rust at the welding...
I'm pretty sure. I had my tank refurbished. Unless the guy didn't fix it correctly. Would applying jb weld on the bottom of that joint work? If so I might try this for good measure.
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:43 AM   #4
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It doesn't sound to me like the leak is the hose. A new hose and the properly placed clamp shouldn't leak. I'd guess on a pinhole or crack in the tank. If it is a pinhole, replace the tank. You might be able to epoxy this one, but you will soon have another.
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