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Old 9th April 2017, 04:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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High vapour pressure in the tank

Hi fellas I noticed something which is extremely worrying today on my MY17 gtr today after a light drive for a couple of hours on local roads that I could smell fuel smell inside the car which I never experienced in my last three GTR's. I had only done around 30miles max and at average speed of 40-50mph, when I got home I gently loosened the fuel cap and the gas pressure was bloody stupidly Scarey and it lasted for a couple of minutes and then I could hear bubbling inside the tank so I tightened back up and waiting for five minutes and loosened it again and the pressure released again for around 30 seconds. Surely this isn't good for the tank and surely it's not normal either. My last 3 GTR's used to have a bit of pressure after along motorway drive or enthusiastic driving but no where anything like todays episode. I'm going to contact Nissan tomorrow because I don't feel comfortable driving it if I can smell fuel and knowing that it could explode if the pressure gets any higher. Todays temperature is around 20 degrees max which isn't really high either. Has anyone else experienced this issues.
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Old 9th April 2017, 04:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am having something similar, I am out in wales at the moment having a weekend away , yesterday with a full-ish tank I could smell fuel in the car and it was quite strong , today been out again and no smell?
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Old 9th April 2017, 04:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How much fuel was in the tank at the time?
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I had three quarters full tank and it reminded me of my highly modified early gtrs but that was expected from the older 32's, 33's but not from the 35s I was really bad at times.
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Old 9th April 2017, 05:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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That is sounding dangerous.
You would expect a small build up of air in the tank but not where its built up and its going on for minutes.
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That is sounding dangerous.
You would expect a small build up of air in the tank but not where its built up and its going on for minutes.
Exactly, it scared the shite out of me, I've heard that sometimes the breather gets blocked but that's on older cars, my car hasn't even done 650 miles yet its bloody brand new almost.
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I used to get it bad on nearly empty tank with my R32, never experienced it yet with the R35.....yet.
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I've seen this, I believe jamieP had the problem and SRD fixed the issue.
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I had a light fuel smell in MY12 stage 5 car and I gave it to Litchfields under there warranty and iain said that sometimes the breather pipe get shit in it and blocks it causing smell inside the car and after they cleaned it that fixed the issue but that car had 20k miles and it was 4 years old. But this shouldn't be happening on a brand new car that's not even done 650 miles yet.
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I read somewhere that Nissan don't recommend adding fuel until the tank is under half because it can spit back out, ie. high pressure in the tank the fuller it is.

Apparently the filler cap has a safety valve in it which is quite critical, maybe a fault there?
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Yes I got this on my MY17 yesterday, strong smell of fuel when the windows down and massive pressure release on opening the fuel filler, tank was nearly full.
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Yes I got this on my MY17 yesterday, strong smell of fuel when the windows down and massive pressure release on opening the fuel filler, tank was nearly full.
You need to let Nissan know because the more owners report this problem then something will be done about it
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I took it in this morning to my local nhpc and the earliest they could look at it was two weeks Thursday which I'm not happy with so I'm waiting for RAC to come and out and check it and then they will recover the car to Nissan and they have a policy that they can then look at it quickly as an urgent case.
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so I'm waiting for RAC to come and out and check it and then they will recover the car to Nissan and they have a policy that they can then look at it quickly as an urgent case.
I did that a couple of years ago when I spotted a weeping gearbox gasket... finally got the car back a month later with a new 22k gearbox... a spectacular way to fix a weeping gasket!
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I did that a couple of years ago when I spotted a weeping gearbox gasket... finally got the car back a month later with a new 22k gearbox... a spectacular way to fix a weeping gasket!
Bloody hell ! They changed the gearbox for a leaky gasket ? Jesus wept.
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Yes going to go into the dealers and talk to them about it and hopefully have it so you can smell the petrol fumes outside when its stood there.
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My mates had this problem on his 996 with 044 motorsport pumps running flat out, they were heating the fuel up a lot, originally we put a fuel cooler on but then changed to a single pump that is staged by the syvecs so only runs low voltage until big demand put on it, but R35 has staged pumps anyway so really should not be that, the 996's also suffered from a fuel smell if there was a fault in the EVAP system that vents the tank, this sounds more like your problem, its not venting properly.
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Ok took the car into Nissan today and typically the weather was cooler than on Sunday, they checked it and basically said they don't feel that there is anything wrong with the car and that it's expected in hot weather which is utter crap, I told them that I have had 3 GTR's prior to this one and they didn't do this but they insisted that its normal and to keep an eye on it to see if it gets worse. I'm not happy and going to take it further.
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I dont think a fuel smell is acceptable in any form on a new car.
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