Fuel Tank Pressure
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Fri Jul 27 02:13:25 EDT 2001
--- Phil Payne <phil at isham-research.freeserve.co.uk>
> perhaps an exhaust leak warming
> > the tank?
> > Don't laugh - I've seen it happen to Fords.
> This is MUCH more than tank warming - it's a
> serious, sustained gale when I open the filler. It's
> new, and I'm wondering if the CIS system (charcoal
> filter, etc.) has been incorrectly reassembled.
My Dorf pickup has had this happen a few times. The
replacement Cat back exhaust systems suck. When an
exhaust leak allows pressurized exhaust to blast the
back tank for a while it really heats up the tank. An
hour or so at 85 on the highway and when you open the
filler and it will blow your hat off.
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