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1979 Leocraft Motorhome. With a 454. When the engine gets hot it stops receiving fuel. Any ideas? Changed fuel pump and collapsed fuel line section.


Sounds like vapor lock. Vapor lock happens when the fuel in the lines gets way to hot and boils/vaporizes and causes stalling . Have the fuel lines wrapped in an insulated wrap or relocate them away from heat sources. Sometimes winter grade gasoline will cause this also.

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Why does my 86 goldwing 1200I stall while riding then backfires,until it cools it won't start.Sometimes it don't do it.


The fuel line make be vapor locking if it is routed around something that is getting warm or hot. That would be the easiest thing to check first.

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Vapor lock 454 chevy p30 motorhome


Its possible if you have a carb instead of fuel injection.
The engine would stall and have to sit for a while to cool off before restarting. The carb would in effect run out of gas.

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Truck just dies when the weather gets hot


Try the ignition pick up inside the distributor, (not the coil) $35-$40 part. That should fix it over 75% of the time.
If its not that, its the vapor lock in the carburetor.

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Vapor lock? On a 4.3. 2000. Chevy. Blazer


Not really possible.
Vapor lock was when liquid fuel would vaporize in the steel line or carburetor from excessive heat.
Since your Blazer is fuel injected, the fuel can not vaporize in the line.

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I need to change the vapor canister on my 01 s10 and do not know where it is


I have am looking for a vapor canister ( Bracket ) for a chevy 2001 S10 i look all out and no one have one can some one help me find one.

thank you

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1976 Chevy Monte Carlo 350cid 4bbl Cal. model.Cars stalls within 1 mile of travel.Do not know why.Distributor,carb.intake manifold gaskets,heat riser, fan clutch, cat. converter,wires,cap,rotor,pcv...


check for fuel lines laying near heat sources such as on manifold , gas gets hot and can cause vapor lock, also check the automatic choke is it sticking and causing flooding after car warms up?

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1995 olds cutlass ciera 3.1 V-6 stalls when warm


Some times the fuel line may be too close to the exhaust manifold or engine and can create a condition called vapor lock. This is where the fuel is heated to a vapor in the fuel line. This is easily corrected by just moving the fuel line away from the source of the heat.

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Possible warped cylinder head, or cyclinder head gasket.

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