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Nasty Diesel Leak

Nasty Diesel Leak




#1 There is not a single fuel priming bulb I can find certified for BELOW DECK USE. This one was used to prime a Racor fuel filter after filter changes..


#2 It SPLIT and leaked nearly 75 gallons of fuel into the bilge.


#3 The boat still smells to this day......


#4 Please try to use sound best practices when installing below deck fuel systems..


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Capt. Ron 16-Nov-2013 02:59
Curious, as to what caused the split in the primer bulb?, abrasion ? , diesel fuel, and rubber de-lamination? Or what?