Missing part and leaking fuel

Tiny
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I've had it since January.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 3:22 PM
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The thing that I'm holding in my hand has one hose and the clip on the side is an electric clip. It looks like it attached to something else. The part that I'm pointing in the second picture is a hole that has something that just plugs in. Could that be the vacuum that connects to the engine?

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 3:44 PM
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What you hold in your hand slides into a bracket then mounts to the engine blot with a 10mm bolt. It should have two hoses going to it a vaccuum line from the throttle body and hose from the charcoal canister. Its called the canister purge solenoid. So whats leaking fuel?The thing your holding in your hand?

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 4:10 PM
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I don't know. I've checked all the fuel lines and gas tank. I faintly smell gas. My husband was the one who said fuel was leaking. I'm not sure what he was talking about when he posted that.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 4:40 PM
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Lets get with ypur husband about what he saw so we can figure this out. Also you can get some gasoline leak dye added it to the gas tank. Then get a dye light to trace the leak back to its source.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 4:45 PM
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My husband is out of town for the next two weeks. He said that hole is where the gas can out.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 6:04 PM
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The hole in the canister purge sokenoid that soneone is holding in the pic?Or where someone is pointing where they saying something looks like its missing?

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 6:07 PM
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The second one.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 8:25 PM
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I think it might be the fuel return line. I'm gonna go to the gm dealership tomorrow. Maybe they can help me figure this out.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 8:27 PM
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Your talking to the right person iam factory trained saturn tech I have worked for saturn for over 16yrs. There is only one fuel line that goes to the fuel rail. In the second pic whats in your hand is the canister purge solenoid. If there is fuel leaking from it or going to it that is not supposed to be happening. That is just used to turn vaccuum flow on and off to your charcoal canister. Completly sure about this in fact. So is there fuel leaking from what you now know is called the canister purge solenoid?

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 9:27 PM
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No. It's not from there. That solenoid is working and complete. It's just missing the bracket. All the pictures I put up there are it. I can't drive the car or else fuel will start leaking. Unless you can figure it out thru those picture, then I have no idea what to do. I simply can't afford to take the car to a garage.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 10:07 PM
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So is the fuel leaking behind where the fuel line goes onto the fuel rail?Behind the throttle body area?If so only thing that can be leaking in that area is a injector or the fuel rail itself.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 10:29 PM
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It's part of the fuel rail. Just after the first injectors from the driver's side, there is the electrical connector for the fuel rail. Just under that connector there an "L" shaped hose that comes out just under the throttle bottle whatever connects into that accessory hose is what is missing. One person said it might be some sort of test port for the fuel rail. It has never had any electrical connection to it, it was just some sort of plug there before. There is a bracket there where it used to just snap into place. Now I'm at a loss as to what to do next. Should I just replace the fuel rail or what?

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 1:07 AM
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There are four holes on the fuel rail the injectors to slid in and a nipple for the fuel line go on. Those are the only places for things to connect to the fuel rail. So I really dont know of anything else that attaches to the fuel rail. Wish I could see what your talking about. The fuel rail is easy to pop off a few bolts the injector connectors and the fuel line. Pop it off and take a pic of what your talking about.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 1:14 AM
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Ok. I'll try to do that.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 2:41 AM
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Alright keep me posted.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 2:53 AM
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I have taken a few pictures. The first is the file of the fuel rail the way it would fit into the engine.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 5:42 AM
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This is what it looks like from above.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 5:44 AM
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This is where I am stumped. The port on the left is where the fuel line goes. The one on the right is where the part is missing from.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 5:47 AM
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I hope this will help figure out what is missing.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 5:49 AM

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