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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 07:52 AM Thread Starter
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Filter head leaking

My truck has been starting for 3 seconds in the morning then shutting off. I traced it to the fuel filter head. Seems like truck is loosing prime overnight. I did the research and ordered the rebuild kit, but in second looks, it appears to be bubbling from the location in the picture. I dont think the rebuild kit addresses this location. What is this sensor and how do I stop it from leaking?


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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 09:37 AM
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That's not a sensor, it's your fuel heater.

This video will show you what's included in the rebuild kit:

2005 Silverado EC/SB, LLY, 4WD, EFI DSP5 V2 (Idaho Rob at ATP), Edge CTS w/ EGT probe, LML Exhaust Manifold, PPE shimmed FPRV, Banks LBZ air cleaner, Profab intake, LBZ Turbo Mouthpiece, Kennedy twin lift pumps w/ megafilter, Corsa 304 SS Exhaust, Mike L tranny cooler, EXAXT Steering System, Redhead Power Steering Box w/ Amsoil PS fluid, Green Torsion Keys, Allison Deep Pan w/ Suncoast Filterlock and Transynd ATF, Bilstein 5100's (Norcal), Cognito UCA's, 17" NBS alloy rims, 265/70R17 Michelin LTX M/S2's, Pioneer AVH-P3200BT, CubbyCam Backup Camera, Pop & Lock Power Tailgate Lock, Extang Solid Fold Tonneau Cover, Tekonsha P3 Brake controller, Alphatherm AT-38OD Washer Fluid Heater
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 09:53 AM
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The rebuild kit does come with a new o-ring for that spot, you'll be good once you do the rebuild

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