(e) Clamp the hose end with hose clamps or wrap tightly with wire and twist the wire ends together.
(2) Option 2: Repair of metal tubing cracks.
(a) Clean all dirt and grease from around the crack (figure 5-5).
Figure 5-5. Metal Tubing Cracks Repair.
(b) Coat the crack with sealant.
(c) Wrap tubing with a sheet of fuel resistant material.
(d) Clamp the sheet directly over the crack.
(e) If clamps are not available, wrap the tubing with tape.
(f) Wrap wire around the tape as re-enforcement.
(g) Wrap an additional coating of tape over the wire.
(3) Option 3: Repair of holes in metal tubing.
(b) Clean both ends of tubing.
(c) Cut a piece of neoprene hose two inches longer than the length of removed tubing.
(d) Apply sealant to both ends of tubing.
(e) Insert the tubing ends one inch into the hose.