my fuel rail has scratches on it
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1995 Ford Explorer Question: how do iget sracth off a fuel rail on a 1995 ford explorer
Answer #1pushrod October 03, 2012, 05:31Master
WHY ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT SCRATCHES ON THE FUEL RAIL?
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (12947 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper October 03, 2012, 06:28Master
really what is the prob with scratches on rail
Replyevart, October 03, 2012, 09:09Rookie
will the sarcthes on the fuel cause vacum leak
Answer #3ziptie12 October 03, 2012, 09:09Master
Plastic or metal portion , and what caused the scratches? Fuel rail is liquid (gas) under pressure , so , no it won't cause a vacuum leak.
Replyevart, October 03, 2012, 09:12Rookie
i think i sarcthed it when i scraped it but not bad will it hurt to put a small amouth of heat glue around the pluntim gasket
Replyziptie12, October 03, 2012, 10:28Master
Sounds like you might want a shop to take a look at it.If it is in fact a pressurized fuel rail that is damaged (other than cosmetic) then it should be replaced NOT repaired! It's GAS --------vapor+spark=FIRE. Guessing not worth your life-please!
Replyevart, October 03, 2012, 11:43Rookie
its not leaking just small sracths not deep
Replypushrod, October 03, 2012, 14:12Master
HEY DUDE; DONT WORRY ABOUT MINOR SCRATCHES ON THE FUEL RAIL.
WON'T HURT NUTEN!!! WHEN YOU GET THE ENGINE RUNNING CHECK FOR
ANY LEAKS IF YOU HAVE ANY IT WONT TAKE LONG TO SEE THEM JUST
DONT DRIVE UNTIL YOU ARE SURE OF NO FUEL LEAKS.
PS, NO SMOKING!! DO THAT AFTER IT IS FIXED.