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Old 10 Jan 2012, 12:11 pm
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Default Fuel Line Leaks- Look at your PT

As you know I'm a Neon scrapper.
I've seen lots and lots of these 'accumulators' leaking on PL bodies, and now there's on on 808's PT:



Unfortunately, this is part of the fuel 'tube' that connects body's hard line to injector rail, so you need to buy the entire thing.

**It's also pressurized. It's EZ to change, but you're going to get fuel all over.**

Usually, the accumulator just 'seeps', as you can see in 808's photo, so at this stage it's not a massive fire hazaard.
That being said, fuel of any amount in a hot engine bay, near sparking alternator brushes is a bad thing, and if it gets worse, it's certainly has the potential of a catastrophic ending.

I'd suggest looking at this part at your convenience, and purchase part from dealer if seeping.
Part is located on passenger's firewall.
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Old 10 Jan 2012, 06:50 pm
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They call that tube fuel supply 05085032AA on a 2.4 NA

How many miles before they start weeping??
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Old 10 Jan 2012, 06:56 pm
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I just checked my wife's N/A and it looks all greasy...I guess is leaking a little

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Old 11 Jan 2012, 03:33 pm
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Wow...good to know!

So is that where those fires start! I always wondered what happened to those PT's are "burnt to a crisp".

When resealing the fuel system, I look at it and cleaned it (reside from the coolant overflow). It is still good. I will definitely keep an eye on that accumulator moving forward.
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I always wondered what happened to those PT's are "burnt to a crisp".
Wonder no more.

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Wouldn't I smell gas under the hood and is it hard to check?
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Well...I wonder if that person is willing to sell that strut bar....LOL

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Not every fire's started by fuel line leaking- Here's on that threw a rod- evidently continued to be driven (yes, car will run on 3 cylinders) and oil ended up combusting:



I'm suspect of aftermarket lines, My bro had a filter 'pop' off his fuel pump due poor manufacturing and him failing to notice.

My buddy drove a BRAND NEW Mustang to Camp Ripley. We went to lunch and the Fuel line popped off, spraying full pressure fuel all over the ground!
We popped it back on and drove off.
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Don't know if the accumulator is the issue, but I am trying find the cure for my 2004 GT Turbo.
If I park it flat or up hill for 6 hours or more, it acts like no fuel when you try and start it up. sometime takes 2 minutes to crank it over, then runs ruff and back fires, then settles our and runs great.
If I park it down hill, no troubles, it can set for weeks. starts right up.
I am thinking it is acting like the fuel is going out of the line and back into the tank, so a small leak of some type. Ever heard of this before?
I can not locate anything similar on the forum so far.
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Don't know if the accumulator is the issue, but I am trying find the cure for my 2004 GT Turbo.
If I park it flat or up hill for 6 hours or more, it acts like no fuel when you try and start it up. sometime takes 2 minutes to crank it over, then runs ruff and back fires, then settles our and runs great.
If I park it down hill, no troubles, it can set for weeks. starts right up.
I am thinking it is acting like the fuel is going out of the line and back into the tank, so a small leak of some type. Ever heard of this before?
I can not locate anything similar on the forum so far.
do you allow the fuel pump to prime the lines before turning the key to start?
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