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Recently got an integra and oh boy problem after problem. Problem first, backstory later. Fuel filter is leaking from fuel feed line bolt. Is there anywhere I can get a replacement for that bolt or can I try and reform the threads to make sure it fits?

got the car two weeks ago at 165k miles and the car wouldn’t start in a parking lot. Luckily some old polish guy came and helped me replace the distributor rotor and tried to replace the fuel filter, but from the feel of it and the leak, he might’ve over tightened the fuel filter and possibly deformed some of the threads. So basically reasoning for my question up there. I do have a die set, and was gonna check the threads after work but these are just cutting dies, not forming ones (I have used them for reforming threads on nonessential components before but with something that leaks a volatile fluid? No)
 

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You should have two (2) sealing washers that go on either side of the feed line, on the bolt that gets tightened. One on the top of the feed line, one on the bottom, with the bolt going through all. Do both sealing washers exist?
 

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It’s not the banjo bolt that’s leaking but the one on the bottom (coming from the fuel tank) I called the dealership and that fuel feed like is discontinued and I don’t want the headache of replacing a line in the first place if it’s just the bolt on top of it that needs to be replaced/fixed. Hence reforming the threads or putting some type of leak proofing tape.
 

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The sealing comes from the washers, nothing else. All the bolt does is tighten the washers against the fuel filter. If you're absolutely convinced that it's not the washers, replace the bolt and the fuel filter in which the bolt screws into. Unless the line itself is leaking from another orfice that's been created (like a hole, or a rub mark), then replacing the line won't fix it.
 

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There are no washers for the bolt on the fuel feed line. I understand which bolt you are talking about but that one does not leak as I did put the washers on that one, but I haven’t seen any washers for the one that fits into the bottom of the fuel filter
 

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Got it.

I would still error on replacing the fuel filter itself, as that's going to be the cheapest & easiest to find part. The threads in the fuel filter could be the only part stripped. Yes, the fuel line could also be defective, but the filter would be the easiest as far as process of elimination.
 

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Well that is the thing, I replaced it and then all this happened. It was a duralast one, and tonight after inspecting the threads on that bolt I was talking about it doesn’t seem marred or anything, but who knows with the naked eye at 9:00 PM. Is there like a suggested brand other than OEM?
 

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"Duralast" isn't an oem filter. I would say to purchase an actual oem Honda/Acura filter, or an ACDelco version
 
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