Q: Fuel line replacement cost

asked by on

What should it cost to replace the fuel line? And what causes it to need to be replaced?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

Fuel lines these days are typically made of a high-temperature grade polymer or nylon, that is highly resistant to wear and tear vs. the old rubber or plastic lines of yesterday. However, on a 2012 Kia Soul, a fuel line shouldn’t show signs of damage unless something cut the line or service was completed on the vehicle where the fuel line was moved close to an exhaust pipe. If you have a fuel leak under the hood of your vehicle, you might want to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a fuel leak inspection first before you have your fuel hose replacement completed.

Was this answer helpful?

Hi. Fuel lines can be metal or a specially designed plastic that can tolerate the corrosive properties of the gas. The metal lines tend to rust and leak over time causing it to need to be replaced. The plastic lines over time get brittle and crack and start leaking causing replacement. In some cases the connectors to the lines go bad as well causing replacement of the fuel line. You can use this link to get a quote for fuel line replacement.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Fuel line replacement cost

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Where is the fuel injector located in a 2011 Kia Soul

Hi there. The fuel injectors are located on intake manifold on a Kia four-cylinder engine. It might be a good idea for you to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2011 Kia Soul if you're planning to do...

Q: Despite the replacement of all facets of the cooling system, in stop and go traffic, my temperature gauge spikes.

Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a fan clutch that may be wearing out. A mechanical fan clutch works by helping to control the radiator cooling fan speeds as the engine heats up and cools down. As the...

Q: What does the Immobilizer System indicator mean on the dash?

If you see a green key-shaped light on your dash, that’s the Immobilizer System indicator. It should come on at several points during vehicle operation and it doesn’t necessarily mean that there is anything wrong at all. Here’s what you...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.