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Fuel leak close to rear wheel (driver side)

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Old 06-15-2018, 11:40 AM
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Default Fuel leak close to rear wheel (driver side)

I have 2003 Camry, with 100K miles; last week, the car wont start, after I turn the ignition on 3 times, the engine start , then I notice a lot of gasoline on my drive way. Stop the car and check, found the gas was leaking around the fuel line close to the rear wheel (driver side).

The gas is dripping slowly from a L shape 'plastic tube' under the fuel tank, the tube was loosely connected, I can move it up and down by a inch, and when it was pull down, the gas leaked more. (picture attached)

It looks like a loosed pipe, I am looking for a fuel line diagram, or any advices on what may be the issue.

Thanks,
 
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Old 06-16-2018, 11:03 AM
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Try to find the part in drawing below:

https://parts.olathetoyota.com/auto-...omponents-scat
 
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Old 06-16-2018, 08:51 PM
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I have a 1995 Camry V6 LE sedan(salt belt). I was leaking fuel and my filler pipe was severely rusted out and when removed kind of crumbled due to the heavy rust. I have a metal tank and my rubber hoses to them where shot. The metal tank fuel nipple was fine but vent nipple had a small rust hole which I fixed with JB WELD. I removed the rust with a plastic tool due to spark potential. The gas leak which was mainly from the filler pipe also came from a few other places so look carefully.
 
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Old 06-17-2018, 07:49 AM
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Thanks for all the replies; this is what I found. It was SQUIRREL !!

1, The toyota parts helps me identify the part, it is the fuel pump tube, the plastic tube connect to the fuel pump.
2, taking a close look at the leak area, I found lots of scratch marks / cut. and the leak is from one of the cut.
3, Taking apart the real floor service hole, found lots of nut shells inside.

Most likely, this is the case. Squirrel went in the small space above the fuel pump access hole by tracing the fuel pipe.




 
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Old 06-17-2018, 04:22 PM
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Great job!

Thanks for posting back with the find and photo's.
 
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