[DML] Re: Gas on top of tank ...
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[DML] Re: Gas on top of tank ...



There's a hose type clamp that secures the bottom boot covering the 
section of pump in the tank that could be loose, unless the boot has 
a hole or leak in it.  I had this problem when I bought my car last 
year.  I lifted the pump/lower boot from the tank and tightened the 
clamp that sealed the boot around the pump, and it kept the pump dry 
after that.

Paul

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Nick Kemp" <nkemp@...> wrote:
>
> Just got back from the MN 7th annual DeLorean Apple Run.  All went 
well and
> it is good to get together with those faceless emails we often see 
on these
> lists.
> 
> But ... When I got home I noticed a strong gas smell in the garage 
and
> traced it to gas on top the tank.  I removed the boot covering the 
fuel
> pump.  There is gas in the well surrounding the fuel pump.  This 
is the fuel
> line & electrical connection side of the pump.
> 
> - Should there be gas on that side of the pump?
> - Isn't the pump sealed from there to the inside of the tank so 
that half of
> the pump is sealed inside the tank and the other half is sealed 
and on the
> outside of the tank?
> - I assume it should be dry on top side of the pump, correct?
> - Any thoughts on where I should check to see where the gas is 
coming from?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Nick
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