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Gas cap swells

When I first use the leaf blower, the gas cap goes on easy. If I need to refill the tank, I find that the gas cap has swelled so that I cannot insert it. I have to wait at least 12 hours before the cap will dry up and fit back in its receptacle. So far I have used three of these caps with the same result. Evidently there is a material problrm here. This is on a leaf blower.
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Yea its not gettin genough air thru with the gas. make sure your whole airfilter area is cleeean. or if the cap doesnt have small holes in it you should drill small holes two about .5 inch apart, with your smallest drill bit.a little bigger then pinholes, just enough so you can see there is a hole there. trust me iv done this before.

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