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Re: smelling fuel in cockpit (archive)

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Posted by Mark Petry on October 12, 2001 at 19:29:54:

In Reply to: smelling fuel in cockpit posted by Mark Petry on October 12, 2001 at 15:45:10:

I took the hat off the engine and I have fuel spraying from a line (hose/line junction) right at the firewall. I wonder if the check valve in the fuel pump has failed closed, causing fuel pressure to rise.

The hose looks new and the clamp is tite enough. Filters and stuff are new. Any other ideas? Is there a way to visually identify which of the 2 lines is on the return side of the 2 hoses?

90 750iL
Bainbridge Island, WA

Hey, I'm smelling fuel odor in the cockpit, and outside the car after shutdown. Is the fuel return check valve a likely place to start looking for the problem? I'll take the hat off the engine tomorrow and have a look at the fuel rail. Any other ideas ?


Mark Petry
90 750 iL
Bainbridge Island, WA

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