[DML] Re: Fuel Spill Problem
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[DML] Re: Fuel Spill Problem



Ill bet the fuel pump boot is not sealing. I had a similar problem 
and that is what it turned out to be. 

Nathan
2277
--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Parts Pit Mike <thepartspit@...> 
wrote:
>
> Hi list,
>    
>   Potential trouble with 17076 surfaced last night after her first 
show & shine debut.
>    
>   This is only the second time I have filled her up with gas and 
on this occassion a crowd of about 8 to 10 had gathered to watch. 
Suddenly one of the onloookers on the passenger side shouted.. "Hey, 
you're leaking gas!"
>    
>   The pump had not automatically shut off as they are supposed to 
do when the tank nears the top, but no fuel at all was in the gas 
intake and none -- not a single drop -- had overflowed into the 
trunk or even the tiny "overspill containment area" around the 
intake.
>    
>   Either 2 things have happened.. Either I have a hole in the top 
of my gas tank or the Delorean has some sort of overflow protection 
in the gas pipe leading up to the trunk intake.
>    
>   It was a substantial spill and fortunately some onlookers helped 
push the car forward. When I started the car (seat belt off and door 
open) the fuel gauge read above the 4/4 mark. Drove around to burn 
off fuel and get below the 4/4 and parked the car. Not a drop on the 
pavement.
>    
>   Any thoughts? Has this happened to anyone else?
>    
>   Parts Pit Mike
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>








To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 




Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive