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Old 12-25-2011, 09:02 PM   #1
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hey guys, have just been out working on my mx5, car has been off for a few months now, as in no battery plugged in etc. and all of a sudden im getting fuel being pumped thru the lines at a steady rate, has anyone else had similar experiences? have removed the fuse, the alternator is currently not plugged in, and there is still fuel coming out the feed line ? please help lol
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Pressure difference. Or lines are now lower than tank. Did you jack up the back of the car?
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If the front is higher, unscrew your gas cap to relieve pressure
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Old 12-26-2011, 12:14 AM   #4
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If the front is higher, unscrew your gas cap to relieve pressure
that is really weird, i have had it off a few days ago, but put it back on, and now when i took it off, there was pressure there, but now has stopped the fuel from flowing, thanks mate!
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Temp changes mean pressure changes.
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