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I was changing the fuel filter and the fuel line broke off

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I was changing the fuel filter and the fuel line broke off at the brass fitting
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Customer: I'm trying to replace the fuel filter on my 1994 camry and the brass line was frozen and I bent the fuel line
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Customer: yes
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I’m Ron and I can help you.
I have been in the auto repair business with my own shops since 1975 and also teach automotive repair. I am confident we can resolve your problem together. Please understand that I don't know your skill level. In most cases when you have a problem with the way the vehicle performs, specialized tooling is required to acquire computer data/information or engine testing results. We didn’t build these complicated vehicles; we just diagnose and fix them. Also understand that I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so it may take a few replies to get to satisfactory results. I am also going to direct you with the fastest, easiest and most common things to check first. Please be patient and permit me to do what I do best.
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You need to replace the complete fuel line, there is no safe way to repair that end.

Thanks, Ron

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