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Minor Fuel Line Leak.

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Its spurting a bit from a return line on the frame, aft of the fuel filter. Is there a way to safely patch this plastic line?
 


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You can get patch kits for these at most parts stores. However. Since it's just the return line, and is not pressurized, I have replaced that whole section with rubber hose in the past. Steel brake line is another option. Rubber is not ideal but hey, if it's not leaking and not in danger of leaks since it's not under pressure, it'll get you by.
 

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You can get patch kits for these at most parts stores. However. Since it's just the return line and is not pressurized, I have replaced that whole section with rubber hose in the past. Steel brake line is another option. Rubber is not ideal but hey, if it's not leaking and not in danger of leaks since it's not under pressure, it'll get you by.
My uncle got this Ranger with a fuel leak. The previous owner suspected it was the return line. We're going to take a closer look after we finish installing the suspension from 4Wheelonline onto Wrangler and clear the garage. We may opt for a steel brake line if ever.
 

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