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Old 06-25-2012, 09:54 PM
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Great thread...!

Could an over-flowing gas station pump cause the Leak Detection Pump to fail?

Last year, when filling-up the car, the gas station pump did not automatically shut off, but instead shot gas all over my car.
This happened twice within a period of 2 months.
Once, right before my first fuel pump fails, and again about 1 month after the fuel pump was replaced.

Could the over-flowing gas from the gas station pump cause the Leak Detection Pump (that is connected to the Charcoal Canister) to fail...???

I guess my other question is that could a bad Leak Detection Pump, or bad Charcoal Canister cause:

1. the Fuel Pump to work harder?
2. And/ or cause lack in acceleration, as when you are accelerating, then hit the gas (punch-it), and then nothing happens (the doesn't rev to accelerate - bogs)...?


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