Re: Car stalls when I take off the gas cap

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Old 16 Aug 2003, 06:48 pm   #1 (permalink)
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Default Re: Car stalls when I take off the gas cap


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> After a lot of stop and go driving today, I began smelling a slight whiff

> gas inside my 1989 Camry. Seeing as it is so hot outside I thought maybe

> was caused by too much vapor pressure in the gas tank. Leaving the car
> running I opened the gas tank cap. A lot of vapor whooshed out of the

> tank (which I understand might be normal) and then the car stalled....
> which seems wierd.
> I replaced the gas cap, started the car - then again removed the gas cap -
> another whoosh of vapor escaped - and the car stalled again.
> Is this normal?

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