Gas filler drain hole?


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    Gas filler drain hole?

    Hi!

    My 17 + does not drain out around the gas filler (when you wash it or rain - and I guess if I ever spill gas).

    Before I poke in there, I am assuming there is a drain hole. Could other owners confirm?

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    Re: Gas filler drain hole?

    Follow up question, is there a valve of sorts inside the drain hole/line?

    I tried to "snake it" with weed trimmer line, and it gets stuck (i didnt want to put too much force).

    Then I tried the other way around and used my MitiVac, its creates perfect vacuum (read, it doesn't unclog).

    Thoughts?
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    Re: Gas filler drain hole?

    Anyone has any ideas?
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    Re: Gas filler drain hole?

    I'm a little lost on what you're referencing. My 2014 has a gas cover and a fuel cap.
    Water never gets into that area.
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    Re: Gas filler drain hole?

    Here's a photo of a Gen1 fuel cap and it has a short drain tube with a reasonably large internal diameter.

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    Re: Gas filler drain hole?

    Quote Originally Posted by GR8NJR8 View Post
    I'm a little lost on what you're referencing. My 2014 has a gas cover and a fuel cap.
    Water never gets into that area.
    I'm referring to the area under the gas filler. The area where gas goes in case you have a spill.

    When you open the "R8 flap". Technically there is no gas cap on the Gen 2, the flap seals the filler hole.

    I appreciate your feedback!
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    Re: Gas filler drain hole?

    Quote Originally Posted by GR8NJR8 View Post
    I'm a little lost on what you're referencing. My 2014 has a gas cover and a fuel cap.
    Water never gets into that area.
    I'm referring to the area under the gas filler. The area where gas goes in case you have a spill.

    When you open the "R8 flap". Technically there is no gas cap on the Gen 2, the flap seals the filler hole.

    I appreciate your feedback!
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