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Old 09-07-2006, 06:49 PM
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1997 C280 Gas Leak?

I recently purchased a 1997 Mercedes C280 and noticed that after I fill the tank up what appears to be a overflow valve below the car leaks out gas for a minute then stops. If anyone can give me any information how to fix the problem it would be a big help.

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Old 09-08-2006, 08:27 AM
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That is a closed system....unless you allow gas to overflow the filler neck there shouldn't ever be any fuel comming out..if there is...you have a serious & dangerous problem!
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Old 09-12-2006, 11:06 AM
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What happens is when I put gas in the car a few seconds later gas drips out for a few seconds then stops and never leaks again till the next time you put gas in the car.
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Old 09-12-2006, 11:22 AM
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There still should never be a leak.

You have a hose or something that is leaking.

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