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Old 01-25-2007, 08:24 AM
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Fuel Line Frustration

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On Sunday I decided to replace the fuel filter in my 86' 420SEL. Everything went smooth but when I was done a fuel line that was old decided to spring a leak. No big deal. Get a new hose and hook it up right? WRONG!!!! I cannot seem to get the line off from where it attaches to another line that goes to somewhere inside the body of the car. I can get two wrenches in there but I dont have enough room to turn them enough to loosen the fastner. Does anyone know if there are special wrenches or if I have to pull the fuel tank to get to them from above if possible. I am without a car right now. Any help is appreciated. By the way the hose is the one that goes from the outlet of the fuel filter to the front of the car.

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Old 01-25-2007, 08:26 AM
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I'm not sure I understand. The fasteners are recessed? As in just out of reach of the wrenches? Try a torch to heat and bend a cheap wrench.
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Old 01-25-2007, 08:43 AM
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They are not recessed, but have other hoses around them that are in the way.
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:26 AM
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if you use two line wrenches and position them so that you squeeze them together to break loose you can do the job.been there done that.
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:18 PM
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Thanks. Looks like Sears is my next stop.

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