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Old June 16th, 2011, 11:04 PM
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Leaking fuel

Drove the Defender about 50 miles yesterday, filled the tank completely up, which I rarely do, come out this morning to fuel dripping from what I believe is the "fuel tank level reader"...or is it the fuel pump. Any idea what part I need to replace to fix this? First time I have seen this, could it be from the 104 degree heat?
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Old June 17th, 2011, 07:38 AM
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Looks like the fitting is leaking. It's a compression fitting with an olive. You can get new olives from any hardware store, they're a standard size.

Be CAREFUL loosening the fitting. Some of the pickups have a plastic pipe, and it's fragile. Others have metal and they are usually rusty and weak.
[appropriated from Ren Ching] Most faults can usually be traced to the badge on the grill.
Originally Posted by chris snell
This is straight out of the Manual for Build Builders.
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