Leaky fuel pipe at injector.

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amck
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Leaky fuel pipe at injector.

Post by amck » Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:27 pm

Hello can anyone recommend anything that could use to fix leak where fuel pipe from the pump meets the injector to seal a leak? Thanks.

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cobbadog
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Re: Leaky fuel pipe at injector.

Post by cobbadog » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:38 am

The repair would depend on the fitting that connects to the injector.
If it is a flange fit then look for a crack in the pipe and if you found one have a new pipe made up with the new flare.
If it is an "O" ring seal replace the "O" ring.
It would help with a picture to get the best and correct reply but this will give you something to consider until then or you can post a picture. Pictures will need to be compressed before adding to the Forum.

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db2d
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Re: Leaky fuel pipe at injector.

Post by db2d » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:49 am

New steel compression olives are readily available.
Cut off the damaged nipple and fit a new olive. Pass fuel through the pipe before connecting to the injector to be certain no foreign material enters the injector.

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bedwards1966
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Re: Leaky fuel pipe at injector.

Post by bedwards1966 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:09 am

Is the pipe going into the injector straight?

Sometimes if it's a bit wonky that can cause leaks, and giving the pipe a little tweak so it enters the injector at the proper angle does the trick.

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