FPR->Fuel rail hose

auditude at cox.net auditude at cox.net
Sun Jul 18 12:47:30 EDT 2004


On my car, both those lines (at the rail and at the filter) had been replaced by sections of rubber hose and what look to be standard hose clamps.  

They make me nervous and I'd like to replace them or verify they are spec'ed for that type of application.

I'd like to hear how sourcing the oem replacements goes, and/or about other robust repair alternatives.



Brett Dikeman brett at cloud9.net wrote:

Got in the car this evening at a friend's house, started the car, and 
moved it about 50 feet.  Shut it off, went to talk to some people, 
got back in, started the car- and was greeted with an overwhelming 
odor of gasoline.  Great.

Popped the hood, fuel pressure regulator is about half-covered in 
gas.  Nope, nothing loose.  Start up the car, and look some more- 
there's gas dripping at an alarming rate from the short bit of hose 
from the FPR to the fuel rail.  Of course there's no way to fix it. 
So the car's sitting until most likely tuesday, unless the part takes 
longer to get.

The fun bit is that this is only one of what, 4 total hoses in the 
engine compartment, and another 1-2 by the tank?  I can't wait until 
the big lines fail, or the one by the filter lets go over the 

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