I jus changed my fuel filter in my rabbit, and whenever i start it, it's leakin like nuts!, i got it tightened like crazy and it's still leakin! AAGH what am i doing wrong? can someone help meeee pleeease
Re: Fuel leaking from filter in my cabby, help! (FoxChick)
There should be two copper washers on each "banjo" fuel line fitting, one on the inside and one on the outside of each fitting.
These copper washers can be become "scored" or indented due to a previous torqueing of the large bolts.
If you don't use new copper washers, then the next best thing to do is to use some 220 or 320 sandpaper to "polish" both sides of each copper washer.
Lay the sandpaper on a smooth, hard surface, and rub the flats of the copper washer on the sandpaper, flipping sides as you finish with one side. This procedure will remove enough of the "scoring" so the copper washers will seal again. Good luck, WWR.
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