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#1 (permalink) Old 07-22-2007, 07:30 PM
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c220 fuel leak, PLEASE HELP!

I have a 1996 C-220 and I noticed a fuel leak about a week ago dripping out from near under the differential so I removed the right rear tire to trace where it was coming from...... I traced it to a rubber hose leading up to some sort of box (looks like an air-intake box) around the fuel filler neck.... I don't think this hose is the main fuel line, but then I read that if you overfill your fuel tank, it can leak out, so I figured I might of just overfilled the tank but now it is leaking again and i only have half a tank of fuel now.....what could this problem be? Any help will be more than appreciated!!!
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IMO a leaking fuel is a serious problem have it check ASAP.

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thanks, but it's not the main fuel line, that's what has me so confused about this
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You had a look at the fuel filter and pump? - with the key turned on?

Try the charcoal canister connection - have you overfilled your tank lately? - canister might have been flooded - it's on the other side however

Maybe the fuel expansion reservoir connections

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it was the reservoir overflow and I have replaced the hoses to them with no leaking so far! now if i can only get the car to stop shaking in reverse so hard i will be set........ thanks for your help!
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Hi, Can anyone recommend a good set of manuals for a C250D similar to those screen shots above? in the UK we have Haynes manuals which are rubbish -

I have just changed the fuel filter but have no idea where the sealing washers go (only one on the unit I took removed), really need an exploded view of the assembly.

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now if i can only get the car to stop shaking in reverse so hard i will be set........ thanks for your help!
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i need help with charcoal filter location for c 240 2003 getting code 0446 i want to replace or should i do something else instead help needed
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Charcoal Canister not filter please help location of it and how to get to it
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