In article <qqZ0f.48$Vl6.email@example.com>,
Roy Bolton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Hi - has anyone come across this one? A couple of years ago I filled up the
>850 saloon with petrol ready for the holiday. On returning home I could
>smell petrol and checked under the car. I noticed a leak and luckily my
>mechanic was able to see to the car immediately. On investigation, the leak
>was seen to be caused by the screw ring on top of the tank which has all the
>feed pipes in it and which holds the fuel sensor in place. it had become
>completely undone. He tightened this and all was well. On filling up a
>couple of days ago exactly the same problem. Is this a recurrent fault with
>the 850 and is there any modification that anyone knows of. I intend to have
>this checked as a service point and it may be as well if others take this
>problem into account. I Know there was a service recall in the states on the
>tank but for the area round the heat shield not from the top. Also neither
>the ring nor the tank are cracked. Any comments gratefully accepted. -
Retighten it, then wire it in place so it can't work loose again. Replacing
the gasket as has been suggested elsewhere would be a good idea as well.
Gary Heston email@example.com
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