How do you drill a hole in a gas cap?
Stop so it is about even with the center of the edge of the cap. Then drill a small diameter hole, approximately 1/16”, through the edge of the cap perpendicular to the first hole so they just meet up. This allows your vessel to vent, and the 90 degree turn helps keep oil or gas from making its way out.
What to do if you spill gas in your gas tank?
BE PREPARED FOR SPILLAGE AT ALL TIMES AND ALWAYS OBSERVE FUEL HANDLING PRECAUTIONS. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAN RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY. 1. Release the fuel tank filler cap and position aside. 2. Remove the two (2) bolts from the top of the fill pipe through the fill door.
Why is it so hard to fill my gas tank?
Several variables, including variations in fuel pump nozzles, fuel flow rates, and fuel flow pressure may result in the premature automatic shut off of the fuel fill nozzle making it more difficult to fill the fuel tank. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
Why is my Montego tank not filling up?
Some 2005-2007 Five Hundred, Montego and Freestyle vehicles may experience premature automatic shut off of the fuel fill nozzle. Several variables, including variations in fuel pump nozzles, fuel flow rates, and fuel flow pressure may result in the premature automatic shut off of the fuel fill nozzle making it more difficult to fill the fuel tank.
Why does my gas tank keep kicking off?
If I try to set the lever lock, it keeps kicking the nozzle off. It started as an occasional problem. However, now it happens at any gas station. I even had trouble at a station in Arizona that doesn’t have the vapor recovery system. Thanks in advance for help.
Why does my gas tank keep backing up?
Another possibility? The gas could be backing up because of some kind of restriction in the evaporative emission control system (EVAP), which traps out gasoline vapours evaporating from the tank and keeps them from entering the atmosphere.
How do you get a locked gas cap off?
Push a flat head screwdriver into the lock and turn, the same way as a key. These locks are not very strong, and often this does the trick. Grasp the gas cap tightly with the locking pliers, and give a good twist counterclockwise. The tabs that hold the lock in place should break off and the cap should come off.
Why does the gas pump nozzle keep turning off?
The gas pump keeps stopping – every 30 seconds or so – while I’m trying to fill it. It makes for a long, frustrating fill. What is causing this? – Woodrow in Newcastle, Ont.