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Seems like enough have popped off at the elbow that there should be a recall. It's dangerous as ****. Matt Seaworth had his burn down from that se elbow leaking. Had it happen on my.old Warrior, but I was only a couple blocks in so the motor wasn't hot yet.
 

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Seems like enough have popped off at the elbow that there should be a recall. It's dangerous as ****. Matt Seaworth had his burn down from that se elbow leaking. Had it happen on my.old Warrior, but I was only a couple blocks in so the motor wasn't hot yet.
I only noticed the smell of fuel when parked in the garage, then noticed the slowly expanding puddle under the bike. It really seemed like the sleeve that the fuel line mounts to, just came loose. I don't know if those are friction fit, or suppose to be welded etc. but given what seems to be the quantity of issues, and the potential impact the defect causes, it should be a considered a serious issue.
 

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I just developed a leak on the left side. Still haven't determined exactly where yet. Looked up in there but didn't see the source.

Is there a method for finding leaks other than flashlight/headlight and or taking it apart
 

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Nope. If you read through this entire thread you will see examples of places it might leak, so you can look in the right places. Some disassembly required.

If its a small drip-leak then maybe you can ride until the top tank is really low or empty and the fuel light comes on, but if you suspect the leak is front-left-under the tank where the fuel line exits be careful. Other than that spot, its less worry about gas pouring out.
 

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Long-time lurker, first time poster (really thought I had posted before, but my emails showed nothing, so oh well). Bought my '02 Warrior in... I wanna say 2016 with the left dry-break leaking. Had 9k miles. So had that replaced right off. Now it's got 28k miles and noticed another gas leak. I could be crazy, but it appeared to be just leaking from the right side (high side when on the stand) fuel line. The dry-break under the seat looked fine and the other line that snaps in with the fitting looked fine too. It seemed the metal clamps on the ends of the lines were failing. Is that possible?
Attached pic shows in red where I believe the leak was coming from (line detached now, clearly), and blue shows where it was pooling (low side when on stand).
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Well I had something weird happen about 2 weeks ago, went for a decent long ride, had to fill up about 20 miles before i got home. When i got home i could smell gas and I assumed I overfilled and it was coming through the overflow line on the tank. a week laer could still smell gas, I had to do some work on the bike and had to get the tank off and there was some fuel by the left side Drybreak so i assumed it wasn't clicked in properly.

I had the tank off the bile for a couple of days and no leak on the tank side Drybreak. I know because i checked the lines and the break. Well when we put the tank back on the bike as soon as the we connected both ends of the left side drybreak the part of the break going to the sub tank started going damp with fuel i could not see any visible cracks. Luckily had an old spare sitting in a bunch of parts I gotten sometime back and just replaced the end goin to the subtank and all seems good so far no leak no gas smell. I just thought it was odd the drybreak failed in the middle of a ride.
 

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Is this the leaky "elbow" everyone is talking about? If so, does the elbow get replace on its own, or do I replace the whole upper plastic plate. Part number(s)?

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Long-time lurker, first time poster (really thought I had posted before, but my emails showed nothing, so oh well). Bought my '02 Warrior in... I wanna say 2016 with the left dry-break leaking. Had 9k miles. So had that replaced right off. Now it's got 28k miles and noticed another gas leak. I could be crazy, but it appeared to be just leaking from the right side (high side when on the stand) fuel line. The dry-break under the seat looked fine and the other line that snaps in with the fitting looked fine too. It seemed the metal clamps on the ends of the lines were failing. Is that possible?
Attached pic shows in red where I believe the leak was coming from (line detached now, clearly), and blue shows where it was pooling (low side when on stand).
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Okay, I see this is NOT the elbow others are referring to... though it is also clearly an elbow. That's the "FUEL PUMP COMP. Part # 5PX-13907-00-00" found here at #91 (last) on the list: 2007 Yamaha Road Star Warrior XV17PCW FUEL TANK Parts - Best OEM FUEL TANK Parts Diagram for 2007 Road Star Warrior XV17PCW Motorcycles
Appears to be all one part... and one I'm not trying to replace if I can get away with it. Any sealing advice? That Permatex gasket seal someone mentioned earlier? Anything better?
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Well looks like I have a fuel leak somewhere. I read in the thread there was a recall so going to search for that's and see if I have it done.

07 14k miles
Not sure exactly where it is leaking yet. Need to pull the tank.
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Well looks like I have a fuel leak somewhere. I read in the thread there was a recall so going to search for that's and see if I have it done.

07 14k miles
Not sure exactly where it is leaking yet. Need to pull the tank. View attachment 250246
The nipple on the end of the fuel line pictured comes loose from the housing, judging by the fuel stain I'd bet this is your problem.

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That aluminum fitting that attaches to the tank uses a press-fit connector that is known to come loose. Check through this thread for pics by other members and you will find a match and will know where to look and what to do. I know its a long thread but its worth the time.
 
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