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Was I supposed to break the seal on primary/secondary filters? or was I just premature in tightening it back up?

If possible, I'd like to try again tomorrow. Any recommendations to stop the fuel with a full tank and a stock set up?
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Old 09-23-2017
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3/4 tank when I started. Just unscrewed the fittings and took off the wires. Pulled the old one off and it dripped maybe half a cup or so? Put the new one in the same spot with same fittings and wires. Have run the gen a couple hours and driven about 800 miles since. Feels like more power in the hills. Also Racor gauge reads in the positive. Before the racor gauge never moved much at all.
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I have two 90 elbows on the facet now. I'd like to purchase new elbows for a quicker Facet replacement.

Can someone tell me what they're called and proper size?

I tried to replace again this morning, fuel dumped out fast and furious.
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Could be the siphon effect
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if you have a shop vac,stick the hose in the fuel tank neck,shove a rag around the hose to hold it on place,turn the vac on,it will pull a vacuum on the tank so you can change the pump.
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Shop vac is a good suggestion. I was so aggravated and covered in fuel that I missed it and went ahead with the replacement.

For the next guy: either shop vac or try breaking seal on primary fuel filter. Ensure all needed tools are on hand.

I caught at least 6 gallons and probably lost another 6 in less than 15 minutes.

Took her out for a test run. No difference. Maybe when I hit the mountains...........


Used dish soap to remove fuel from self and shower floor. Disposed of cloths. Used combination of dish soap, laundry detergent and fabric softener for the outdoor surfaces.

Good news: She's good for another 30 years.
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Thought I would post to this 10 year old Facet pump thread.

I replaced our pump 12 years ago and dang it started to drip again.
Replaced with same part because wiring, plumbing, and mounting is the same.
There may be better longer lasting pumps , but I'm happy.
Except for the fuel that runs down your arm to the arm pit, really kills the BO.
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Except for the fuel that runs down your arm to the arm pit, really kills the BO.
That's the only time I take a shower is when I get caked with dirt, oil, grease or diesel.
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