Vapor lock

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Asked by Nov 21, 2016 at 04:05 PM about the 1988 Chevrolet Caprice LS Brougham

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

At what temperature outside(weather) is vapor
lock more likely to happen. When it's cold outside I
have no vapor lock problems. How do I cure vapor
lock.

1 Answer

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Vapor lock is the gasoline in the fuel system turning to vapor which is more likely the hotter it gets. If you route fuel lines away from sources of heat like the exhaust and insulate the lines you may fix the problem. Make sure the engine is not running too hot.

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