gas leak on my 2000 Ranger

Asked by Sep 03, 2013 at 09:56 PM about the 2000 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When the engine is running gas leaks from the top of my gas tank. How hard is this to
fix?

3 Answers

92,605

You need to gain access to the tank to what has happened, either drop the whole tank or if you have enough equipment raise the bed high enough to gain access to the top of the tank.

24,205

Easiest to lift the bed - usually. If it's empty, 4 people can very easily lift it. 2 guys can pick it up and set it back on the rear tires. By removing the bed, you will be able to see the top of the tank and the fuel system in it's entirety. Hopefully, it's just a clip on a fuel return line. Dismantlers are the best resource for replacement parts like fuel lines if you have a break. You could make a repair but all things considered, Safety first. Don't save money by doing something that could fail later and cause a fire.

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When replacing my fuel pump it was much easier to remove the bed. 6 bed bolts, a rear bumper electrical connector and 2 tank hoses.

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