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hi, i'm currently at college and have found my car to be leeking petrol. I've managed to get under it and found that near the drivers side wheel theres a silver metal cylinder. Same size as a coke can. Soon as i turn the ignition on i get petrol pissing out of the cylinder through a hole the size of a pin head. But the pressure behind it is so much that i've lost half a tank of petrol since yesterday lunch. Now i want to get this patched up asap til i can get the part replaced. Any suggestions as to patching it? And can i remove the pipes leading into it to get the part off and fix it inside college. Suggestions would be really helpful right now. Thanks.
 

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as above sounds like the petrol filter, will cost about a tenner to by a new one, you can fit it your self.
 

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as above sounds like the petrol filter, will cost about a tenner to by a new one, you can fit it your self.
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Can fit it yourself, Don't think there is a quick fix solution dude, especially with petrol wouldn't risk it.


You near a halfords? go buy one.
 

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Does the part look like this?

:yippe: Bingo!

Cheers lads, spot on that. Going to get it sorted tomorow. Tried to temp patch it for the drive home with some blue tack but only worked for 30 seconds. Sorry about the 3 threads, phone got carried away when posting the topic haha. Thanks again.
 
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