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Old 05-01-2013, 08:13 PM
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Default Re: Fuel causing damage to filter

I've never seen this with a plastic fuel filter but I have experienced fuel line failure, softening and leaking on neoprene fuel lines on my hot rod and lawnmower that I can only attribute to ethanol. In fact I got a warning from my insurance company, the one who covers my street rod about this problem. Not long after I got their email a fuel line on the car started leaking in my garage. It had turned to goo. Gasoline doesn't do that but ethanol will.
Your problem doesn't surprise me but I will be watching my plastic filters closer.
Thanks for sharing the info.

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