Mower Gas Tank Leak

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Old 04-28-07, 05:36 PM
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Mower Gas Tank Leak

My push mower has a leak on the top side of the gas tank where it bolts to the engine.
There is a crack, and the tank is aluminum. Ideally I would like to seal off the crack. What type of sealant could I try that is gasoline/oil resistant?

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Old 04-28-07, 06:07 PM
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If you take you're tank to you're local rad repair shop, they should be able to weld the crack & seal the tank for you. I've had good luck with the guys around here & not a lot of $. Good Luck, Roger
 
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i had a cracked gas tank before, and used JB weld, the tank was plastic, itll work for aluminum also though.
 
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Old 04-29-07, 04:56 AM
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Will silicone work? Is it gasoline resistant and bondable to aluminum?
 
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Go to your local wal-mart at automotive aisle there is a adhesive called
SEAL-ALL it says on the tube [email protected] resistant.

Jerry
 
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Old 04-29-07, 12:16 PM
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Whatever I use will need to stay somewhat flexible. This particular mower rattles intensely.
 
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