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Old 03-07-2012, 03:46 PM   #1
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1150 GSA Gas Tank Question

I have a 2004 GSA . When I open the gas lid it has pressure on it, even if it's been in the garage. Any ideas?
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Old 03-07-2012, 04:43 PM   #2
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Tank vent issue. Does it have a charcoal cannister still? Make sure your vent hoses are clear.
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Old 03-07-2012, 05:06 PM   #3
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Old 03-07-2012, 06:41 PM   #4
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I've found my tank has a bit of pressure from time to time. And its never caused any issues.
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:09 PM   #5
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You shouldn't have any vacuum. That's why the vent hose is there. One of your lines is blocked. Check them before your tank develops a dent.
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Old 03-08-2012, 12:19 PM   #6
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Pull the vent hoses off the charcoal canister. I bet one of them has a few pieces of charcoal in it. You can clear the vent hoses or remove the canister. I would remove the canister.....
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Old 03-09-2012, 10:25 PM   #7
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refer to dealer; refer to DOT and CA emissions rules

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Old 03-10-2012, 06:21 PM   #8
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de-cannister that thing immediately.

I think we are confused about whether you have pressure or are pulling a vacuum?

Pressure is one thing, but a vacuum will cave your tank in and leave a permanent dent for all eternity.

remove the cannister, cap the throttle bodies, put all that junk in a box for the next owner and ride on smugly with the knowledge that your tank can breathe.
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