Fuel leak after replacing fuel pump


Asked by Jun 19, 2014 at 11:03 AM about the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So my problem is that my fuel pump was replaced recently and i noticed a leak coming
from the top of the gas tank. As soon as i start the car it start it starts leaking just
wondering if it could be?

4 Answers


i think it would either the clamp on your fuel line is loose or the gasket on top of the tank on my sierra i would have to drop the tank to fix it

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Tom Demyan

+1, Did you replace the fuel pump assembly gasket, it should always be replaced.


Thanks for your replies guys it ended up being the fuel line connector...didn't even have to drop the tank luckily.. 6 bucks and the leak is gone the o ring inside the connector was damaged

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Maceo Campbell

Hey guys i have a 98 two door tahoe i had install a new fuel fitter in a new fuel pump started up ride a way so the next day im at work in went on my lunch break went to store in came back to start my truck in it wouldnt start so i pop the hood in i start to smell gas so i look over in seen gas coming out where gas tank is at as i look at it a little more i can see the stangs from the gas coming out the top what could it be

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