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Old 04-30-2003, 03:56 PM
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The "hiss" or "woosh" sound is normal. Your fuel system is pressurized.

Your gas cap gasket is worn out though so when the system is pressurized, fuel can leak past the gasket.

Would think this wouldn't manifest itself except when the take is full (or overfilled)...
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