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Q: Leak in fuel line

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I have a leak in the fuel line, located in the hose that is coming into the engine from the back.

First of all, I recommend that you do not continue to drive, since the leak can cause a fire hazard. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to you and inspect your car to verify the source and cause of the leak, and make any necessary repairs.

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