Re: [DML] Re: I don't think it's a dead fuel pump
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Re: [DML] Re: I don't think it's a dead fuel pump



This problem is not normal, which means there is something wrong.  Drilling a hole
where one is not supposed to be is not fixing the problem.  

Besides, the filler cap is right in front of the driver, which is where the fresh
air intake is for the HVAC system.  The hole would provide a constant source
of fuel vapors into the car.

--
Mike


-------------- Original message from "Wilson Hitchings" <canon20dfan@xxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 


> NO FLAMES please, I'm a newbie. I'm not a car mechanic, either, so I 
> have a simple, perhaps dumb, question. If the original poster was 
> getting excessive pressure differentials in his gas tank that causes 
> inflows/bursts of air and gasoline when he opens the tank, why couldn't 
> he just drill a 1/32" hole in the gas cap to relieve the pressure (or 
> get a new gas cap)? I know he might lose some fuel due to evaporation, 
> but hot gasoline blowing over the hood seems like a greater risk to 
> me... 
> 

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