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|73||cisspdavidm2||Re: Gas Tank - problems||12/1/2003 20:22:00|
--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=88WU11v6EZ_HVZkyLGknEmv9HTYGnH7Lk0p2prgLQaeUrnoozHCU7r48hR_mBXCzjBVh8Ye5wrHr2yCCl9GXkg9Uu7_t">email@example.com</a>, "bsr2520" <bsr2520@y...> wrote:
> I hope someone may be able to help. I have a 1998 Parker 2520 DV.
> Today I noticed a gas odor and in the bilge(area under the floor of
> the pilothouse) I saw a small amount of gas. I am not sure where
> leak is coming from. I don't think it is the tank, as the problem
> appeared after topping off the tank. I think it may be the fill
> or the vent hose. Has anybody had a similar problem or does
> have advise. I plan on replacing the vent fitting and hoses on
> friday. I hope I don't have a tank problem. The only fear that I
> had when I was debating whether or not to buy a Parker was what
> happen if the tank went bad, b/c the deck would have to be cut. I
> beg all of you for your advise.
> Thanks in advance - Brad
Skopje here from thehulltruth.com. I answered you there and later
found out you traced it to the fill line. I recommended that you
also replace the vent line, because if one is dry-rotted, the other
one isn't far behind.