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Need To Replace My Fuel Tank

Discussion in '1st Gen - 1997 - 2002' started by Robert Wagner, Apr 18, 2021.

  1. Robert Wagner

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    The "service engine soon" light came on and the code reader returned "P0442."
     
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    Eager to see your results as I may have to follow your resolution path as well!
     
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    I did find https://www.jbweld.com/projects/gas-tank-repair but it seems tailored to holes as opposed to hair line cracks. :banghead:
     
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    Might want to check with the salvage yard before laying your bets. The local "pull a parts" here drain all the gas tanks by puncturing a hole in them before the vehicle is placed in the yard. So even those would need repair.
     
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    I am surprised no one sells an aftermarket tank in aluminum.

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    If you can find out what it is really made of Permatex is very good at having something to fix this also contact J-B Weld all of these if you need to seal the cracks I would call the mfg.I have listed and explain what you are dealing with and maybe they can help
     
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    The EVAP monitor won't run when the tank is above 3/4 full, or outside temp is below 40 degrees. It will just show monitor 'not ready'. It also takes 2 failures to trigger the CEL light. Most states allow for 1(or 2) monitors to be not ready, for state inspection. If you keep your tank between full and 3/4 the light will never come on. You just have to clear the code.
     
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    Now... you'd know that would be too easy! :happy107:
     

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