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I have a 2005 duramax flatbed...fuel pours out of the front…

I have a 2005...

I have a 2005 duramax flatbed...fuel pours out of the front tanks filler neck if you take off the cap while truck is running

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

I rarely drive it so im not too sure

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Chevy?

3500 lly duramax 4x4....90 k miles

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 3500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing

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Are the duel tanks OEM in the frame or do you have an aftermarket one on the flatbed?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Everything is oem

Is this the first time this has happened or the first time you have ever removed the front tank cap while running?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It was idling in my driveway on flat ground I saw diesel dripping at front cap...took it off and it poured continuously out...not sure it its related but fuel gauge has been sticking on E at times even though it's full...fuel gauge has never been above half....if only owned truck a few months

In this case, all you need is a new cap to address the leak concern. The tank fuel pump keeps the front tank full through the filler neck. That is why you have fuel flowing out. A new cap will address this concern.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you sir..I appreciate it...its my first diesel truck so I'm both paranoid and clueless lol

You are welcome

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