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Old 12-12-2002, 06:23 AM   #1
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Default Would not having a gas cap affect performance?

Like the topic says - Would not having a gas cap cause a car to lose power, and why?
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i think it would afftect the fuel pressure. Not sure though
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Not sure about performance wise. But.. your tank is pressurized. If you don't have a gas cap on it, you'll get a check engine light..
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yes it will cause a fluctation (sp) in the fuel pressure which can affect horsepower as well as fuel economy.
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Good stuff...thx guys
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