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Old 11-14-2006, 09:37 AM
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84 300D Fuel Leak

I noticed that when I fill up (full tank), I get a fuel leak at the front of the car. The leak goes away as I get to 3/4 full and lower. I haven't investigated it closely yet but judging from the spot on my garage floor, it appears to be just below the fan area and a bit to the right of center. This puzzles me as I thought everything related to fuel is to the left of the engine (fuel filters, lines, etc). Could be traveling? Any thoughts.

I plan to look closer tonight. I just got this car last month (240k). Per PO, it sat for 2 years. Maybe lines cracked?

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Old 11-14-2006, 05:02 PM
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Finally got around to chkg and it looks like the same area that leaked in my 85 - the hoses going to and from the in-line fuel flter. Will have to do a fuel line change-a-roonie now. Not my favorite work - messy.
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Old 11-14-2006, 07:35 PM
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Done

Just got done replacing the fuel lines of the in line filter. Used hemostat which made things much less messy. Looks like everythings dry so far. I'll conclude thats where it was leaking because the braded lines were pretty wet when I got to them.

Also replaced the filter while I was at it.

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2007 Honda Accord EX
2007 Honda Accord SE V6
96 C220
97 Explorer - Found Another Home
2000 Honda Accord V6 - Found Another Home
85 300D - Found Another Home
84 300D - Found Another Home
80 300TD - Found Another Home
Previous cars:
96 Caravan
87 Camry
84 Cressida
82 Vanagon
80 Fiesta
78 Nova
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