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96 E300D Fuel leak on top of engine

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Having owned my e300d for the last 10 years I've become quite good at replacing the leaky fuel lines...but this is a new one for me. After smelling diesel and seeing puddles I checked all the fuel lines and they were good. I then took off the crossover pipe and the engine cover and see that all 6 of the "holes" are full of diesel as seen in the pic, so clearly there is a large leak in one or all of them.

What might this indicate? Return hose leak?


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...check the crankcase ventilation system. Those plastic fittings need replacement every few years as well.
What is the crank case ventilation look like Kajtek? Trying to visualize from my time in there but can't...
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