Q: Q: Fuel tank

asked by on

Changed fuel pump, broke a pressure release valve, a blueish grey color. The car cranks but wont turn on. Went to AutoZone they say spray carb, if it starts, then it is the valve. Can I bypass this or can I get a new one and where

My car has 109 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You should not try and fix or block the valve. This valve is important to the proper operation of the fuel pump and tank venting system. You should be able to get one from the dealer.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Fuel tank

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Throttle is not responsive - 2003 GMC Yukon

Hi there. From the description your vehicle only shakes in first gear, with delayed upshift seems unusual. Assuming the P0300 code is continuing to return, it leads me to believe you may have a fuel delivery issue. Low fuel pressure...

Q: truck quits running after 20 minutes or so and has no feul pressure than restarts after about an hour

Hello, thanks for writing in about your 1997 Ford Ranger! I would replace the fuel pressure relay first since you replaced the pump already. If the problem continues, then you may have to remove the fuel tank completely and remove...

Q: Carburetor issues with jeep.

I would ask for help from one of the experienced mechanics at YourMechanic. They have the experience and tools need to properly diagnose what is causing your jeep to stall out after starting.

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...