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RE: complicated modern cars

Subject: RE: complicated modern cars
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 21:16:57 -0700
> >    There's a plastic ball in a kind of basket in most modern
> > automobile filler necks, as a roll-over spill prevention device. (I
> > suspect
> > this is more to quiet the Sierra Club than out of concern for your
> > safety.)
> No, it's there to kill people who have to replace in-tank fuel pumps.

Ok, I'll bite, how is it dangerous to people who have to replace the in-tank
pump ?

Randall - who's done it without benefit of shop manual, but apparently not
on a 'modern' car

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