[DML] Re: fuel vent / fuel pump / venting problem
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[DML] Re: fuel vent / fuel pump / venting problem



I had that happen to me a long time ago when I lived in Houston. The 
roll-over valve was stuck. I took it out for a while to figure out 
why but eventually replaced it without determining for sure why it 
stuck. It appeared to be the result of faulty installation (damage). 
It's mounted behind the fuel filler access.

Also, the canister valve may be faulty. I had a non-working valve on 
my canister but it was open all the time.

In any event - check the vent all the way to the canister in the rear 
to be sure the vent line is open. Then check for proper function of 
the canister.

Harold McElraft - 3354





--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "daviddlasvegas" <daviddlasvegas@...> 
wrote:
>
> A few weeks ago I developed a problem with the pressure in the fuel 
> tank. My fuel pump was humming as loud as a siren and began gulping 
> for gas. When I take the fuel cap off there is a loud 
whhooooooooosh 
> of air into the tank. Its as if air isn't being replaced as fuel is 
> used inside the tank.
> 
> Had a new fuel vent pitot put on and the humming of the fuel pump 
has 
> subsided but comes back (not as loud) sporatically.  Took the fuel 
cap 
> off today and wwwwhhhhhhhhooooooooooooooooooooooooooooosh a ton of 
air 
> got sucked into the tank.
> 
> I think this may have to do with the heat wave here (115-120 
degrees F 
> in the day). Any ideas what's going on?
>




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