Fuel tank vent (2001) - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 02-11-2012, 04:09 PM Thread Starter
defmornahan
Registered User
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hurst
Posts: 66
Fuel tank vent (2001)

Back in December I made the mistake of filling up with my dad's wet gas, had to drop the tank, pump it out, etc. A week or two later, I start getting the ole Check Engine light. Pull the code, medium leak from the evap system...okay. I got a new fuel line from the dealership, some new vent line, a new seal for the fuel pump assembly, and dropped the tank today. Lo and behold, the driver's side vent line fittings have ripped nearly off at both the fuel tank and at the Y-fitting where both vent lines join and connect to the engine bay.

Looking at the tank and looking around at NAPA, Quadratec, JC Whitney, I get the impression that the rollover valve is permanently attached to the tank and I can't replace it by itself. Rather than do that, since I don't really go wheeling much with this and I have a 1987 Wrangler that's intended for that purpose, I was planning to seal the driver's side rollover vent with JB Weld and just run a straight vapor line from the passenger side vent to the metal line running to the engine bay. Is there a terrible pressing reason not to do this? Can I replace just the rollover vent?

defmornahan is offline  
Reply

Tags
fuel tank , vent , vent lines

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Fuel Return going to Vent on 89 Tank racerx8413 YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 0 06-04-2010 01:39 PM
where do i get vent caps for my fuel tank? klone YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 4 03-31-2010 01:11 PM
Fuel Tank Vent Weller92YJ YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 3 10-07-2009 05:14 AM
Fuel Tank Vent Lines for a 2.5l JonD YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 2 03-26-2008 02:13 PM
Fuel Tank Vent Lines? JonD YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 4 09-26-2007 09:49 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome