Featherlite Fuel Leaks because of hole in the Gas Tank

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From: Jack C.

I changed the larger fuel line with the part no from Sears. It fits the brass just fine but is to small for the hole in the gas tank. This causes it to leak! Question. How do I stop the leak? Thanks, Jack. PS love my FeatherLite!

Hi Jack,
it must be slightly smaller or otherwise the fuel would leak out of the tank. Here’s one method from an expert to prevent it: I use a label tag wire (about 10″ long), stick it through the hole and out the fuel cap hole. Snip the fuel line at an angle on the end, punch a hole in it then stick the wire through the line and twist it. Now you can pull the line through the hole. Hope this helps.

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