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post #1 of 6 Old Oct 13th, 2008, 4:41 pm Thread Starter
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Unhappy Fuel Leak (Disconnect)

I have a fuel leak at the disconnect. This was supposedly done as a recall on a 12K service. I think it is just the "o" ring on the pressure line. My question is about the other line that comes from the tank when I disconnected it fuel was pouring out. Is this normal or should this have been blocked off by a check valve when the line was disconnected? I have the line pinched off right now. Thanks for your help in advance.
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Re: Fuel Leak (Disconnect)

When you disconnect the line with a QD the fuel should NOT flow. If it does then you know there is an issue with the QD (and it is definitely NOT the o-ring since you are disconnected) or a cut in the line.

Another possibility is that one of the QDs was mounted backward, most likely the one letting fuel flow when disconnected.

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Re: Fuel Leak (Disconnect)

After posting this I went back out to look at the disconnects again and found that one is broken. I guess that I will be replacing both with metal ones as soon as I can find out where to get them. Thanks for your reply.
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Beemer Bone Yard has them. Just did the install recently. Good people to deal with. Quick delivery.
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Are the ones from Beemer Boneyard metal and what is the cost? Thanks for your reply.
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If you search this site for "quick Disconnects" you will get a ton of info on them. Here is just a sample:
http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31646

or here:
http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32304

or here:
http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthre...smallparts.com
(I went with the Smallparts.com ones myself also!)

Should be plenty of pickings in those threads!

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