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Old December 15th, 2011, 01:38 PM
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Water Underneath Fuel Cap

I went to put some fuel in my D90 yesterday and when I took the fuel cap off there was fair amount of water in the cap itself. The truck was outside for a few days and we've had some rain where I am. The cap looks okay but then again I dont know much about it. Should I replace the cap? I believe its original to the truck (1995). Thank you.
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Old December 15th, 2011, 02:07 PM
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Maybe is evap water from the tank.

Clean cap at gas station, run 2 bottles of HEET on your next fill up and double check
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Old December 15th, 2011, 08:55 PM
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Most likely condensation - you have a locking fuelcap right? I doubt rain water got in there and if it did it would trickle down into the tank.

Always a good idea to keep as full of a tank as possible in the colder months.

My cap too has some condensation on it when I go to fill up.
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I ordered a new cap just incase and I'll use the advice I've been given. The tank was closer to the empty side when I saw the water and it had been sitting like that for a bit.

Thank you for all the suggestions.
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Charles:

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