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VR Safety Cert Question

Rusty

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Hey guys,

Am about to go through a Safety Cert on a VR V8 Ute.

Like a lot of other VR and VS utes, it has a considerable fuel smell in the cabin. I am going through the motions of fixing it - checking injectors, oxygen sensors, tank overflow lines, pressure test tank etc.

My question is: Will the fuel smell affect roadworthy / safety cert. The ute has no immediate signs of fuel leaks etc, just the smell.

I will obviously fix it in the long run but am just trying to get it through safety cert in the meantime.

Cheers guys
 

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Just hit it with air freshener before you get it there? lol

It shouldnt affect the roady but then again some places are more strict than others
 

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Make sure you leave an empty lawn mower fuel can in the cabin or in the tray - that will explain the smell. Good Luck.
 

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Check the connections to your charcoal canister if it's there. If it's not, that's the cause of your smell.
 

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Its usually perished and/or broken breather and vapour hoses that run from the fuel tank to the charcoal cannister that cause the strong fuel smell.Its not hard or expensive to replace them.
 

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Some fantastic ideas thanks guys!! Will stock up on air freshener and fill up the jerry can!!

The vapour hose that runs from the tank to the charcoal cannister? Is that the hose at the very top of the fuel tank? If so, mine is vented to the atmosphere.

Whereabouts is this charcoal canister located? Cheers guys.
 

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correct vapour hose connection?

doses anyone no exactly where each vapour hoses go in a series 1 93 vr ute,all mine had broken an fallen off iam not sure where there supost 2 go now except the large hose...Thanks
 

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Thanks for that where do u get drawings like that my gregories is pretty useless 4 most tech things,Thanks again for pic
 

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doses anyone no or heard of gaskets by the name of BOVIC and if so r they any good,iam doing timming cover gaskets n rocker cover gaskets..........Cheers
 
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