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Old 01-18-2003, 10:42 AM
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Looking at the picture it sure looks like the crush washers on the banjo bolt have lost their seal. A new filter should come with replacement washers. In looking at the picture again, I see it is the banjo fitting at the pump, you might have to source those washers at the dealer.

Have you checked the leak with the engine running? I only ask to determine if it is a heavy drip or a spray. That might give some indication of what really is bad. Could possibly be a crack in the hard line (spray), but I think it's the crush washer.
Mike Tangas
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