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Re: my ford 601 workmaster fuel shut off valve inder tank

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10-22-2013 09:34:44

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Worked for me, drill out the rivet, drill out the shaft and tap. Doesn't take much time at all, you can buy a tap and drill combo at about any hardware store if you don't already heve them. I think I tapped mine at 10-24 but don't remember now. Good luck, and keep posting..Kent in KS

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Bill Allis

10-23-2013 06:21:12

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 Re: my ford 601 workmaster fuel shut off valve inder tank in reply to 671DKS, 10-22-2013 09:34:44  
Let me try again. Will the valve leak through the rivet hole if the rivet is not replaced by drilling and taping? In the video it shows threads on one valve but does not look like any threads on the other. I am trying to figure out if I can do this without removing the tank. It would be hard to drill and tap valve without removing the tank.

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10-23-2013 15:19:32

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 Re: my ford 601 workmaster fuel shut off valve inder tank in reply to Bill Allis, 10-23-2013 06:21:12  
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Bill, Their are 2 "O" ring seals involved with the valve.One is between the tank and valve itself.The other is on the stem.If the rivet is not installed in it's hole and the stem with it's seal is backed out past the hole it will leak.You don't need to remove the tank to remove/reinstall the valve.Just empty the tank, disconnect the fuel line and remove the 2 bolts holding the valve.

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10-24-2013 08:36:49

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 Re: my ford 601 workmaster fuel shut off valve inder tank in reply to GVSII, 10-23-2013 15:19:32  
OK, Thanks. The tractor is 1200 miles away, so I can't look at it. Didn't think there was enough room to remove it with the tank on. I put a new tank on and at least 2 new valves and they still leak. Got to fix it right.


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