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#1 Lacyjs9

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:46 AM

i smell gas when i get off the interstate and only when i get off the interstate any advice im getting like 16 mpg and i cant figure it out ive adjusted the timing replaced both fuel filters and all the vacuum hoses&plugs and wires 



#2 moosens

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:18 AM

Take the air cleaner housing off and inspect the tiny rubber boot on the accelerator pump which sits atop your carburetor. Right up front. Has a lever attached with a pin retainer.

Could be something else but that is a current problem for a couple of us with old carbs.

#3 bendecker

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:55 AM

While you are at it, look for a leaky butterfly valve. That's where mine recently started to stink. Gas was dribbling out the side of the carb through the worn-out bushing.



#4 moosens

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:49 AM

Right , thanks Ben. The metal fatigue issue ...... grrrrr.

 

But only coming off the highway ....hmmmm



#5 spazomatic

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 08:19 AM

Does it start to act up as well? Or just the smell of fuel?

#6 Lacyjs9

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 03:12 PM

Does it start to act up as well? Or just the smell of fuel?

some times its misses and sputters and today i noticed wen i was fueling up when i took off the gas cap there was no pressure it didnt hiss like t normally does






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