Quattrofest at PIR

dkpriebe dkpriebe at attbi.com
Wed Nov 13 22:18:04 EST 2002

Yes, there is an overflow hose, but it looks like it isn't connected to the
gas tank in any away. At least that's what I can decipher from the Bentley.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
To: "dkpriebe" <dkpriebe at attbi.com>; <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 6:24 AM
Subject: Re: Quattrofest at PIR

> At 10:49 PM 11/12/2002 -0800, dkpriebe wrote:
> >  when I was driving counter clockwise on the
> >skid pad. Gas started pouring out of my fuel tank at the fuel filler. Of
> >course I had a full tank, having only driven about 10 miles since filling
> >up. The gas was coming right out where my gas cap is. The gas cap was on
> >securely, and the stranger part of it is that later in the day, when I
> >driven some more miles, I popped off the cap just to see if there was a
> >pressure difference. I could definitely hear the air rushing in. And
> >always been the case in the past. This pressure leads me to believe that
> >have a sealing gas cap, which doesn't explain how gas could be pouring
> >I'm sitting hear looking at the Bentley (page 20.16), and the only way
> >the gas to come out this way would be for the gas cap to not be sealing
> >properly. Anyone have any thoughts, or should I just go out and buy a new
> >gas cap?
> Isn't there a drain for the filler cavity to prevent spills to the ground
> if you overfill the tank and to catch drips from the nozzle?  It's a small
> opening below the filler opening.

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