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The car was making groaning noises when turning so I checked the PSF level and sure enough, it was low. I topped up but the next day the same thing happened -- then I noticed the puddle of oil on my garage floor. A closer look shows fluid leaking from one of the lines into the pump (right-hand one in the picture). I remember what a bugger of a time I had getting that thing on in the first place after removing the pump as part of the timing-chain guide job, but now that it's installed I'll be damned if I can figure out how to get a wrench in there to tighten it. Any suggestions?
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Try a Stubby open wrench. or a Crows Foot = both inexpensive at Harbor Freight.
 

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Try a Stubby open wrench. or a Crows Foot = both inexpensive at Harbor Freight.
Crowsfoot 18mm did the trick. Didn't even know such a thing existed.
We don't have Harbor Freight here, but Princess Auto had a set (at twice the price, but still nice).
 

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That may be a blessing. The Harbor Fright 17MM crows foot broke right off when I tried to adjust the valves on my '73. Craftsman did not. This is before I had the proper Hazet.
 

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You need to be a bit careful with those little nuts . I forget what they are called ❓ but the threads aren't straight.
 
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