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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-23-03, 02:50 AM Thread Starter
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confused Rough idle after refuelling

Recently i have noticed that on a few occasions if i refuel my car from 1/4 tank to full, when i start her up, she will idle very rough like a (top fuel car) and eventually stall. i then have trouble starting her up after a few clicks. when it eventually starts up, the idle stays rough, and i have to hold down the accelerater to about 2000rpm for about 30sec before the idle returns to normal.
after that the car behaves perfectly fine again. it a 5ltr v8 windsor and the problem has got me stumped to what it could be...

Any suggestions or opinions welcome.....

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What sort of fuel are you using, is it from the same servo?

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Check the vapour senser behind the left headlight it maybe stuck open.It vents from fuel cannister to engine. Just for checking try blocking the hose temporary before refueling to see if it happens again...Check that your cannister bottom vent is not blocked?? Under left guard..

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