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Fuel leak

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3dave, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. s3dave
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    s3dave TFSI Hybrid

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    Ok, i have noticed fuel dripping from the filter area (underneath the car, rear drivers side)
    question is, how do the clips come off the filter? Ive got a new filter so do i need to get some emergency jubilees? or do they come awayfrom the filter easy.....
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    Think they come away pretty easy mate, there the 2 tab push in types.
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    Cheers Daz, yes i changed it today, very fiddly job, It is 1 tab you press then they pull off, It was leaking on the filter itself FTW, and my slightly lumpy idle has gone....what a bonus!!
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    Also the brackets break dont they, mine has been cable tied back up.
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    Yes mine broke, i put a 3 inch stainless jubillee round it...solid
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    i have just snapped the fuel line changing the fuel filter, those clips are the spawn of satan! does anyone know where the pipe goes from the back of the filter?(i think it goes to the top of the fuel pump)

    cheers
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