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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-18-2012, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel leaking from quick release hose fitting

Every time I remove the tank for servicing I have to release the quick release fitting which connects the fuel pipe to the tank.It has now started leaking fuel onto the top of the engine

I recall that people have had trouble with other Triumph models leaking fuel. Is this a known problem on Thunderbirds? Am I the only one to suffer this problem?

I have ordered a new fuel pipe ,£129 but wonder if there are others having the same problems and so Triumph should do a recall.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-19-2012, 01:44 PM
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There must be an o-ring on the quick disconnect that gets torn or displaced. This is very common on Harley Davidsons so I imagine it may well be the same type of issue.
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