Re: [DML] FUEL VENT TUBE
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Re: [DML] FUEL VENT TUBE



My guess would be a ground to prevent a static discharge from 
igniting fuel vapors and ruining your entire day...

--
Mike


-------------- Original message from mike clemens <rmclemns@xxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 


> My question concerns the fuel vent tube (#106683) that 
> is installed in the fuel tank. I understand why you 
> need a vent system on the fuel tank, what I am 
> wondering about is why there is 24 inch long, 3/16 
> inch diameter (copper?) solid wire attached to the 
> plug that fits into the vent hole of the tank?? 
> 
> When properly inserted into the tank, this wire is 
> routed to the aft center of the fuel tank and is free 
> to rotate approximately 20 degrees left and right. 
> The wire is permanently swedged or soldered to the 
> vent plug, so it cannot be removed from the plug 
> itself. 
> 
> What purpose does this wire perform? The manual has 
> nothing about it, that I have been able to find. 
> 
> Mike TPS 1630 
> 

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