Fuel line replacement - part 2
radek at istar.ca
Tue Aug 20 23:32:17 EDT 2002
Thanks Stephane for your post. I suppose you're right. Once I'm there I
might as well replace the whole length.
Now the fun stuff. Last night after work I got under the car and cut the
leaking line just to get the job started. Gas started gushing out and would
not stop until I plugged it with a pencil. I'm working on the return line
so I expected some sort of check valve to be in place to prevent fuel from
going the wrong way. Nope! Is there a trick I can use to prevent the whole
*#$% tank from emptying itself on my head?
Also, the existing fuel line is about 9 mm in diameter. The brake line I
got from the parts place is thicker, 3/8" and probably will not fit in the
rubber hose it's supposed to connect to. Should I go to the dealer to get a
metric fuel line? What are the standard sizes of fuel lines, anybody know?
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