Recent Topics
How drunk do you have to be to do this?
by dishdude - 02/17/20 11:09 PM
At least they show you
by Jake777 - 02/17/20 10:04 PM
Ryan Newman update
by P10crew - 02/17/20 09:17 PM
Thoughts on 2015+ Kia Sedona?
by 92saturnsl2 - 02/17/20 09:16 PM
Quiet riding tire
by wolf_06 - 02/17/20 08:27 PM
Where did the Ryan Newman thread go??
by P10crew - 02/17/20 08:02 PM
2013 FX4 repair.
by marine65 - 02/17/20 07:36 PM
New gaming build shutting down on Metro 2033
by Cujet - 02/17/20 07:09 PM
Snapon
by P10crew - 02/17/20 06:51 PM
Conventional or Synthetic
by charmer37 - 02/17/20 06:49 PM
Jeep Wrangler 3.0L Diesel
by HighbrowHillbill - 02/17/20 06:36 PM
94 B4000 overheat Eureka
by HyundaiAbuser - 02/17/20 05:48 PM
PP Euro 5w40 SN Plus formulation VOA
by BurntMusic - 02/17/20 04:35 PM
Bicycle Shops
by CourierDriver - 02/17/20 04:26 PM
EBC Brakes
by hatt - 02/17/20 04:17 PM
Dream Car
by MrQuackers - 02/17/20 04:06 PM
What are people using now for outdoor antennas?
by BAJA_05 - 02/17/20 02:49 PM
3.0L TDI
by Shorthorn - 02/17/20 02:48 PM
Mountain Bike Whee/Tire Sizes!
by jcartwright99 - 02/17/20 02:21 PM
Newest Members
Tgarst, Predator35001819, Markapuu, jds59, JimMorrison
70728 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
56 registered members (aaronc7, 03Marauder, askani79705, AdditionalD, ArrestMeRedZ, 2009Caraman, 3 invisible), 1,328 guests, and 23 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums67
Topics301,597
Posts5,198,738
Members70,728
Most Online4,538
Jan 20th, 2020
Donate to BITOG
Print Thread
Hop To
Weird fuel leak #5269169 11/16/19 01:02 PM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,182
BeerCan Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,182
So i went to Costco today and when I came out and got near my truck I smelled diesel fuel. Looked on the ground and there was a big puddle and very active drip.

I recently changed the filter so I assumed it was that, looked under the truck and it was nowhere near the filter housing. it was coming from somewhere up high near the back of the tank but before the fuel filler.

I decided to get it home and look further. Get home, no leak. I can see the wetness of where it was coming from but did not dig to deep. Ran a few more errands, about 20 miles worth and still no leak.

It was a very active leak with a steady drip and a big puddle. Truck was level, tank was 3/4 and filled about 5 days ago. I have a Titan tank but it was installed 50k miles ago and never had any issues like this. I don't want to drop the tank if I don't have to but I also don't want a fuel leak to pop up when I am on the road. It's the F250 6.7 PS in my sig.

Anyone ever experience this?


2020 Porsche Cayenne
2017 Ford F250 6.7 PS
2016 Ford F150 3.5 EB
2016 Porsche 981 GTS
2015 Ford Mustang 2.3 EB
My car list is getting long smile
1994 Porsche 968 Coupe
1987 Porsche 944 Turbo
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: BeerCan] #5269175 11/16/19 01:33 PM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 2,470
B
Blkstanger Offline
Offline
B
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 2,470
I have heard of sending units leaking and fuel pools on top of the tank. A sudden stop will slosh the pooled fuel out of the recess. Im not sure how the Titan tank is designed compared to stock.


99 Jeep WJ 4.7 200,000mi. Maxlife 10w30, Fram Ultra.
15 Ford Escape S 2.5 Castrol Edge EP 5w30 Fram Ultra.
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: BeerCan] #5269195 11/16/19 01:46 PM
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,841
W
Warstud Offline
Offline
W
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,841

Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: Warstud] #5269198 11/16/19 01:49 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,202
M
mattd Offline
Offline
M
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,202
That is for 2017 cab and chassis only.

OP check the vent lines on top of the tank.

Last edited by mattd; 11/16/19 01:50 PM.

2007 Ford F-350 4x4 6.0 PSD

ASE Master, L1, L2
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: BeerCan] #5269202 11/16/19 01:53 PM
Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 2,868
C
Chris Meutsch Offline
Offline
C
Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 2,868
Could the filter be restrictive in some way?


2005 Honda CR-V EX, 280k
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: BeerCan] #5269454 11/16/19 08:00 PM
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 4,124
C
clinebarger Online Content
Online Content
C
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 4,124
If you have a aftermarket tank....I would look there first!


2001 Chevy Camaro L92/4L80E
2006 Chevy 2500HD LBZ/Allison 1000
2010 Toyota Corolla 2ZR-FE/U341E
2000 Toyota Avalon 1MZ-FE/A541E
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: BeerCan] #5269483 11/16/19 08:53 PM
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 14,457
R
Rand Offline
Offline
R
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 14,457
looks like titan tanks have been known to have some leaks.


2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 2.0T
2020 Hyundai Elantra "Value Edition"
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: Rand] #5269505 11/16/19 09:16 PM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,182
BeerCan Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,182
Originally Posted by Rand
looks like titan tanks have been known to have some leaks.

Version 1 had leaks at the gasket on top of not installed correctly. It would leak when full and let water in

I have version 2. It has over 50,000 miles on it so I am pretty sure it's not that gasket.

Leak has not been back, I used the truck for another 30 miles after I posted this. It's just weird


2020 Porsche Cayenne
2017 Ford F250 6.7 PS
2016 Ford F150 3.5 EB
2016 Porsche 981 GTS
2015 Ford Mustang 2.3 EB
My car list is getting long smile
1994 Porsche 968 Coupe
1987 Porsche 944 Turbo
Re: Weird fuel leak [Re: BeerCan] #5270860 11/18/19 01:32 PM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,182
BeerCan Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,182
So well over 300 miles on the truck now since I first saw the leak and no sign of it coming back. I guess I am going to have to dig around on the top of the tank and see what is going on.

Still I can't believe with how big that leak was that it is not back.


2020 Porsche Cayenne
2017 Ford F250 6.7 PS
2016 Ford F150 3.5 EB
2016 Porsche 981 GTS
2015 Ford Mustang 2.3 EB
My car list is getting long smile
1994 Porsche 968 Coupe
1987 Porsche 944 Turbo
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

BOB IS THE OIL GUY® Powered by UBB.threads™