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I am working on a 2007 MBZ C230 and I am replacing the 2

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Hello, I am working on a 2007 MBZ C230 and I am replacing the 2 fuel pumps under the rear seat. i purchased the parts at the dealer and the the new green gaskets are taller than the original green gaskets. the dealer says these are the correct gaskets. have you installed these new taller gaskets?
JA: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?
Customer: Yes C230
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: The faulty parts are outof the car and I am reinstalling new parts
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: at this point this is my only concern
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  eautosales replied 12 months ago.

will they compress and seal?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
They seem much bulkier then what was removed. Forgive for the rookie questions. I have worked on Lexus cars for 25 years and this car is family members car. It seems that they will not fit as the material is much bulkier.
Expert:  eautosales replied 12 months ago.

how are the old ones? are they damaged


Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Unfortunately, yes one is split in the middle
Expert:  eautosales replied 12 months ago.

can you try an see if they will squeeze in?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I will attempt once more
Expert:  eautosales replied 12 months ago.

let me know?

Expert:  eautosales replied 12 months ago.

Make sure it look like this.

Expert:  eautosales replied 11 months ago.

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