Fuel Tank Pressure

james accordino ssgacc at yahoo.com
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.

Jim Accordino

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