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Old 08-07-2012, 12:21 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by E46tknv View Post

I believe I tightened it to death. Then, drove 45miles to another fanatics place to meet up with him. He says I just made a line of fluid about 10feet long. I see the line got loose. Luckily he had an adjustable wrench. So I tightened it, topped off the fluid and went on with my day. Now, seems to have gotten slightly loose. There are drops coming down from the lower line.

Is there supposed to be an o-ring, maybe a crush washer that goes on the line before it screws to the pump?
Make sure not to over tighten. Can cause stripped bolts
stahlgrau ~ tannin
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