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I wonder if asking this outright will help me find it quicker:

I have a fuel leak on my 95 F250 7.3L Powerstoke. I can see it dripping
from underneath from the joint where the starter attaches (passenger side). But when I use a Milwaukee inspection camera to look at the back side of the engine from above, I can see where a fuel line attaches
to the back, but cannot see where the flow is coming from. Any ideas
where to focus to find this?
 

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Look in the engine valley first. Lots of possible leak sources there. If it does have fuel in it, next thing to do is sop it up and get it TOTALLY dry, then sprinkle baby powder or baking soda in there. Then run engine and inspect. The white powder will help locate the leak.
 

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Yes, I found a pulsating spritz fuel leak from the bottom of the
mechanical fuel pump. So I searched this forum and found a Howto
called "pumpreplacement" by Sam Miller for guidance on how to replace it.
 

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That is the usual "go to" writeup for a fuel pump replacement! Cheers!
 

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Welcome to the club! Dealing with this myself. A nice steam clean, to get all the oil and fuel out is a good way to start. Even after the baby powder bath, lots of inspection mirrors and flashlights will help. I haven't located my actual leak yet, but I have ruled out several things.
 

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One thing on the steam cleaning is to go easy with it. There are sensors that do not like any water or high pressure water on or in them. It is best to use a degreaser and low pressure water to clean the engine off.
 
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I hope I'm using this tool correctly to ask another question on this thread: ( educate me, if not :smile2:)

How do I remove the elec connection on the Fuel Filter/Water Separator
Assembly, the top one on the driver's side. (the heater wire) The bottom connection pulled off of the post OK. Is the top connection a pull-off style? Can I pry against a rim ridge I see on it? Trying hard not to create damage!
 

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You can pry on it gently, it is just a spade type connector and has a habit of almost melting onto the connector.
 
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