1996 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL FUEL

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1996 Lincoln Continental V8 Front Wheel Drive Automatic 110000 miles

the gas spits back when I try to fill the tank, It will fill slowly from a gas can but cant get a pump to work.
have pulled the gas tank and it and the pipes are clean & clear. The fresh air hose from the canister to the engine is clear. It seems the tank is not venting whentrying to fill.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 11:26 AM

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Check the vapor valve on the top of the tank, also you may need new vapor lines or charcoal canister.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 12:05 PM
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The vapor valve on top of the tank is molded?Glued into the tank. Does someone make a replacement valve or does the tank have to be replaced. The lines appear to be clear when air is blown through them but it also appears there are 2 valves on top?
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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 3:04 PM
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I believe yours will have to have a new tank. Take it in and have a shop do a charcoal canister test.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 AT 6:46 PM
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Thank you for your help, I'll let you know

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2008 AT 7:58 PM

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