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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  10:13:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i have a few bluebird visions 2010 every once in a while when the fuel tank id full and the bus sits it starts to leak out of the little i guess its a vent hose that hangs on the side of tank has anyone come acroos this and what causes this?

aaronwilmoth80911
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  10:25:47 AM  Show Profile  Visit aaronwilmoth80911's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I've seen it happen once in awhile from overfilling. They want to squeeze every last drop into it.
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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  10:28:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
so is that a normal thing i never see the c2s or internationals do that
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aaronwilmoth80911
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  10:48:06 AM  Show Profile  Visit aaronwilmoth80911's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I've seen some ICs do it, and older blue birds, but don't recall any other ones. I've mostly seen it when they fill it as full as they possibly can and park on a bit of a slant. Usually don't have a whole lot come out, but enough to notice. I assume that most all tanks are gonna be set up the same way more or less.
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Thomasbus24
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  10:55:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Train your drivers "when it clicks off, it's done". Also check the valve that the vent hose connects to. I've had them get gutted internally and puke fuel out on the ground.
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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  11:46:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
will check that i am in new jersey we cant pump our own fuel so we are a the mercey the gas station
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Thomasbus24
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  12:08:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh my.
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bwest
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  12:47:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by dsalinas1939

i am in new jersey we cant pump our own fuel so we are a the mercey the gas station



Oh my!

Bryan
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torque
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Canada
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Posted - 01/11/2017 :  1:17:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have had to replace a couple of vent valves, they are stuck open. Both on 2011 visions
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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/12/2017 :  06:06:23 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
is that om top of the tank thats what that little hose that hang over the side is connected to
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torque
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Posted - 01/12/2017 :  06:59:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes. The spring is very light, they get corrosion in there and stick. You may be able to free it up if not too bad. The valve is suppose to offer roll over protection, and they leak when stuck open, they should block the port when fuel reaches it. I wouldn't worry if it is just a bit damp, but there should be no drops or wet.
Bluebird PN 10013053.
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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/12/2017 :  10:15:38 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ok thank u u read my mind was gonna ask if u had a part number lol
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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/13/2017 :  08:35:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
do u have to drop the tank to change the vent?
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torque
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Canada
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Posted - 01/13/2017 :  08:44:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
the ones I did could be done with **patience** through the floor access plate
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dsalinas1939
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Posted - 01/13/2017 :  12:31:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ok well gonna be doin one on monday so i hope i can get to it thanks for the info
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bwest
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Posted - 01/18/2017 :  05:23:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
How'd it go?

Bryan
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