[DML] Re: Trunk Weight Capacity and Fuel Tank
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[DML] Re: Trunk Weight Capacity and Fuel Tank


I thought if the fuel tank isn't drained, fuel will leak continuously
from the low pressure return until the tank is empty.  This assumption
is based on "fuel accumulator is located at the lowest point of the
fuel system."

Did I confuse the issue with something else?



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "dmc_5180" <dmc_5180@xxxx> wrote:
> Steve,   Why are you trying to syphon gas out of the tank it is not
necessary to do that. 
> The only thing you need to do is pinch off the soft rubber 1/4 inch
fuel hose coming out 
> of the bottom end of the accumulator. A small visegrip works good
for this. That line is 
> the low pressure return back to the tank if the accumulator diaphram
ruptures.  You also 
> have a 1/4 or 6MM bolt  with some smooth shank on to instert in the
end of the hose as a 
> plug. You can retighten the hase clamp to secure it temporarily. 
The other 2 lines one 
> ridgid and one high pressure nylon, will drain a small amout of fuel
until the line is empty. 
> Don Steger recommends spraying some WD-40 on the hose fittings prior
to reassembly. 
> He says, it helps reseal the ridgid hard line. Be sure you start the
car before you let it back 
> down so you can check for leaks.
> Dennis
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Steve" <p2freak@xxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Group,
> > 
> > I am trying to siphon all the gas out of the tank to replace the
fuel accumulator.

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