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2000 Sunsetter Fuel line leak


SunsetterVa2000

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HELP NEEDED!

I have a 2000 Malibu Sunsetter with the Indmar Monsoon motor. When I went to de-winterize it I noticed a pretty good fuel leak coming from the short fuel line going from the filter to the fuel pump. At first, I thought no big deal. Give Bakes.com a call and get a new one. Well, Indmar no longer makes that part and I was told someone will have to manufacture it for me. However, after taking it several places it was made apparent to me that the fitting with the o-ring that goes into filter is uncommon and no one can build it. Any advice? Know anyone who makes these? Can I use a different fuel filter that requires a common fitting?

 

 

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52 minutes ago, SunsetterVa2000 said:

HELP NEEDED!

I have a 2000 Malibu Sunsetter with the Indmar Monsoon motor. When I went to de-winterize it I noticed a pretty good fuel leak coming from the short fuel line going from the filter to the fuel pump. At first, I thought no big deal. Give Bakes.com a call and get a new one. Well, Indmar no longer makes that part and I was told someone will have to manufacture it for me. However, after taking it several places it was made apparent to me that the fitting with the o-ring that goes into filter is uncommon and no one can build it. Any advice? Know anyone who makes these? Can I use a different fuel filter that requires a common fitting?

 

 

Can you post a few photos of the fitting you are talking about?

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I had one made by my local hose and rubber supply house.  They had all the fittings.  I would also recommend contacting Vince at skidim

 

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Just have them replace the hose section and reuse your fittings.  The swaged ferrules are standard parts.  Perhaps a hydraulic hose shop will have them and can swage them for you.

You can DIY by cutting the ferrules off with a hacksaw (do not cut too deep; you don't want to damage the barb or the rest of the fitting), then put new hose on and use regular hose clamps.  Use a new o-ring also.

For clarity, I'm talking about a diagonal cut only through the ferrule so that you can pry it up and remove the hose from the barb.  The ferrule should then slide free from the fitting.

EDIT:  Looking at the photos again, maybe the ferrule won't slide free over the barb.  You should still be able to cut it free and use a hose clamp.

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