gas line repair

Asked by Sep 23, 2008 at 12:28 AM about the 1995 Cadillac Seville SLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

leak in the plastic fuel line close to the engine on the left side.

4 Answers

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You could try epoxy. I think I would just replace it though, leaky fuel lines are never good.

55

I had a recall on my 97 sls,it was gasline related...I need to look under the hood when my wife gets home to give you the recall code #.....hit you up later

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Vehicle Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Estimated Vehicles Affected: 483477 Model Affected 1997 CADILLAC SEVILLE 1997 Cadillac Seville Defect Summary: SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.0L V8 ENGINES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE NYLON TUBING USED IN THE FUEL RAIL CONSTRUCTION MAY DEGRADE AND CRACK. ADDITIONALLY, THE 1995 MODEL YEAR USES A UNIQUE UNDERHOOD FUEL RETURN LINE THAT MAY CRACK. CRACKING OF THE FUEL RAIL OR RETURN LINE TUBING CAN RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. Defect Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL WITH A NEW STAINLESS STEEL FUEL RAIL. DEALERS WILL ALSO INSTALL A REVISED CHASSIS FUEL RETURN LINE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 2, 2004, FOR 1996-1997 OLDSMOBILE AURORA VEHICLES. OWNERS OF 1995 CADILLACS AND 1996-1997 OLDSMOBILE AURORA WERE SENT LETTERS ON AUGUST 6, 2004. ADDITIONAL LETTERS TO OWNERS WILL BE FORTHCOMING. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-630-6537. Estimated Vehicles Affected: 483477 Notes: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 04014 1997 CADILLAC SEVILLE Recall ID from NHTSA: 97V064000 Auto Recall Date: APR 28, 1997 Vehicle Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK Model Affected SEVILLE Estimated Vehicles Affected: 156910 Recall Details Auto Recall Date: APR 28, 1997 Vehicle Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK Estimated Vehicles Affected: 156910 Model Affected 1997 CADILLAC SEVILLE 1997 Cadillac Seville Defect Summary: THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE OR THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE AND TRACTION CONTROL MODULE CAN CAUSE THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) TO CYCLE DURING A NON-ABS BRAKE APPLICATION. Defect Consequence: THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH. Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE OR THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE AND TRACTION CONTROL MODULE. Estimated Vehicles Affected: 156910 Notes: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Thank you for your post my 97 cadillac deville has a fuel leak and maybe covered by this recall... You helped me very much...

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