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Old 04-01-2012, 09:53 AM   #1
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Fuel filter drain valve

Anybody ever have this happen? Coming home from winter in FL, I stop at K-Mart parking lot in my town to unhook my HHR, let the engine idle for a minute then shut down. I walked to the back and there was a big puddle of diesel. Look under the coach and the drain valve had opened and was streaming fuel. Got it screwed back on and was OK. Looked at my HHR and it was covered from stem to stern with diesel. Started up OK and ran fine. I would have thought it would have shut down from lack of fuel pressure. I must have ran over something to knock the valve open, but will probably try to put tape over it to keep this from happening again.
BTW took the HHR to pressure car wash and it cleaned up OK.
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:01 AM   #2
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Sounds like someone did not tighten it the last time. And I do not know of any tape
that will work in the presents of diesel or any other oil.
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Yup, the same thing happened to me, only I was not pulling a toad. I was traveling along and the engine kept cutting out and finally it died. After I stopped and walked back to rear of MH I saw a trail of fuel behind the rig. I looked under the engine and what do ya know, diesel pouring out of the bottom of the filter. At that point in time I only owned it for two days so I don't know what or who messed with the drain valve. After tightning the valve, waited a few minuets and it started right up.
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