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Old 07-10-2012, 05:00 PM   #4
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UPDATE: Yeap, the rubber line between the fuel rail and the fuel filter exploded and dumped 3/4 tank of premium Shell gasoline on the ground. Got it fixed and I'm rollin once again. I'm told that I'm extremely fortunate in that I didn't have a fire with that much fuel on the ground. BTW; I was also reminded that all rubber fuel lines need to be replaced around 7-8 years of ownership. Mine lasted 13 years before this issue. Just my two and a half cents worth...
I think I'll be doing this line soon then. Part # or picture of said line? I know where it is.. just trying to prepare myself mentally. I'm assuming it unclips simply by using your hand too?
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