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Join Date: Feb 2010
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With help from this forum, was able to solve a fuel leak
Fuel Leak

- and as A930Rocket says, the car was indeed more difficult to start

How I was able to locate the leak source:
- Had car engine cold (standing a day)
- Removed some parts from the way (intercooler, air-filter assembly)... though in hindsight, one might be able to do it without removing parts, if you haven't got an Air Conditioning, like on my car (some extra room on the right hand side)
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads17/20100605_0101275766822.jpg
- Started the car, just for a few seconds at a time, to get pressure to fuel lines (but not warm up the engine)
- Then peek from the right-hand-side of the engine, touched and feeled with my fingers, tubes running at the back of the engine
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads17/overall_engine_bay1275416938.jpg
- After touching and feeling around, smelled my fingers after running them along a line (had some latex gloves on) ... fuel smells very strong on your finger tips once you find a place of the leak... or anywhere near it.

Perhaps an odd way to find leak location feeling around with your hands... but worked for me
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:20 AM
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