Maintenance Matters

February 2007 Issue

Fuel Bladder Leaks: Why Repairs Make Sense

Replacement bladders carry longer warranties, but overhauls and repairs are likely to be just as good. The repair market is well served by several shops.

During a typical pre-buy inspection or an annual for that matter most of the expensive scrutiny is aimed at the engine, that pricey lump of parts that can soak up money like a dry sponge in water. No one thinks much about fuel tanks, bladders and wet wings because, well, they arenít very sexy.

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