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    Fuel leak??

    Everytime I run my jato today there seems to be fuel or some kind of liquid on top and inside the cooling head.... Is this a problem?? Plz help I'm still new to nitro

    2.5 engine

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    Do u have the washer around your glow plug?
    Jato 3.3, Revo .28 JL Max, Nitro Stampede 3.3

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    Do u have the washer around your glow plug?
    There should be a cooper gasket, or washer under the glow plug to seal it. If it's missing or damaged, it will leak, creating the puddle on top of the engine. Hope this helps!
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    Also runs better with it on, better seal, less loss of valuable compression
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