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  • Guest
    Guest replied
    Thank you. I will try to pressure test the tank. What kind of pressure is it made for and for how long.

    And how, should i pressure test it, which hose to connect?

    I have 320 liters fresh gas in there so I is there a problem/should the tank be empty when testing?

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  • iceclimber
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    jazzmatazz1 wrote:
    boat is new for me.. no, I don┬┤t think the tank is overfilled. the tank instrument said empty.. quite inaccurate! then i filled up 320 liters. Tank capacity is almost 400 liters. I will look again for the connection. quite annoying this..

    Thank you anyway for your concern..
    No problem...this is kind of a big deal. I am lucky that my boat came with fume alarms and they work very well. They will go off if I drip just a little gas when changing filters. This is what alerted me to my leak.

    Your english is just fine ! Cheers

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  • Guest
    Guest replied
    boat is new for me.. no, I don┬┤t think the tank is overfilled. the tank instrument said empty.. quite inaccurate! then i filled up 320 liters. Tank capacity is almost 400 liters. I will look again for the connection. quite annoying this..

    Thank you anyway for your concern..

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  • iceclimber
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    jazzmatazz1 wrote:
    New boat, so it is nor suddenly.. But first time with almost full tank. The gas hose looks in good condition.
    New as in 1992 ? Is it possible that the tank was overfilled? What about where the hose joins the tank? When I had a *possible* fuel fill hose issue, I cut an access hole and watched while gas was pumped in. Bingo, found a leak. New hose, no leak. I am not familiar with your boat or how the tank is configured, so perhaps I am not the right person to help you. Good luck.

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  • Guest
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    New boat, so it is nor suddenly.. But first time with almost full tank. The gas hose looks in good condition.

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  • iceclimber
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    How sure are you about the fill hose? If you filled up and suddenly you have gas fumes ...I would check again.

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  • Guest
    Guest started a topic Gas fume in cabin 2855 1992-gctid387149

    Gas fume in cabin 2855 1992-gctid387149

    Hi everyone.

    New member here and new old boat. Bayliner 2855 1992 Ciera. I have a quite strong fume of gas under the stairs for the front bed and in the kitchen/pentry lockers. Nothing or very weak smell behind the toilet and mid berth.

    What to do? I have checked the main hose for fuel filling and it is ok. Also the ventilation hose is good.

    Sorry for my english, since I live in Norway,- its my second language.

    I can see no signs of leak with gas.. only the smell. I must also say that I filled it up with 320 liters yesterday..

    Is it a big job to remove the wall from the mid berth to access the tank?
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