1978 280z should fuel cap be vented

Asked by Sep 02, 2012 at 07:46 PM about the 1978 Datsun 280Z

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Should fuel cap be vented

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I'm gonna say no. Beginning 1971 cars became required to be equipped with the evaporative loss system (1970 in California). The purpose of this system is to capture gas fumes & burn them with the air/fuel mixture instead of being released into the air. HTH. -Jim

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I will confirm that the cap on these cars is not vented because of the evaporative system.

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