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Metal popping sound from fuel tank, after the engine has been shut off.

My 98' Chevy S10 makes a metal popping sound which comes from the fuel tank shortly after the engine has been turned off. It seems like the fuel tank is popping back to its original shape,once any traces of vacuum pressure is relieved from the fuel tank. What would cause this to occur? Is this serious?

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Anonymous

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Don't keep on them! These sounds are maybe because of moving parts in the hard drive
Place your laptops only on a flat insulative surface.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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John Sparozich

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There might be a metal wire if it is missing, which snaps to the keyboard, you may need a new keyboard.
If you are unsure, you should probably thake it to your local computer repair shop.
Good Luck.

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dean menier

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SOURCE: Chevy s10 '98 metal popping sound from fuel tank after engine shut off.

Sounds like the catylitic, I wish I could spell, converter may be clogged or starting to clog. If you have the test equit. to test the exhaust output this will help, but since Idon't know anyone that has that type of thing just laying around, go to a muffler shop and see if they will assist you in solving your problem. They will usually check it out at n/c. Be Safe and HAGO!

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