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1998 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Jerry Rigged

Hi! I just purchased a 98 Chevy S10 Pickup from a private seller and I started smelling gas. I just discovered that the seller jerry rigged it…can anyone tell me what part I need replaced? I took it to a mechanic but he didn’t find it at all…basicly I’m shelling out money everywhere with no results. Here is a photo where the leak is coming from…I’ll try to reply to my own topic to show additional photos.

I think I’m seeing the dampness from gasoline leaking, but I’m not seeing the jury rigging. Are you sure it is Mickey Moused?
CSA
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Rigged what? You don’t say and the picture shows what looks like a fuel pressure regulator wet with some type of liquid. Does that help?

If that IS the problem, you’ve got some seriously inept mechanics in your area.

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I thought drywall screws and/or duct tape could fix anything.

It did! Somebody bought it, eh?
CSA
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No it’s duct tape and WD-40, drywall screws are for the advanced DIYers only.

Looks like the vacuum reference for the pressure regulator or a fuel return line… can’t tell from the picture. You still need better mechanics. If a real pro had seen that, he’d fixed it right away.

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