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1996 Bayliner 2355 Cierra. We were fueling on land with a 5 gallon jug, when gas started coming out of the vent. The gauge show about 1/3 full.

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I've just purchased the boat so a bit unsure if the fuel gauge is correct.

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We were fueling the boat on the port side when the gas came streaming out of the fuel vent.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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H​ello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. What kinds of questions did you have on the issue? Did you need to know how big the fuel tank was? are you trying to figure out how to troubleshoot the gauge?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Hi I'm Don. If the tank were full would the fuel run out of the tank vent?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Are you still there?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago

HI Don. Yes it can. It can overflow either out of the tank vent or the filler hose.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago

A​re you still here Don?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks, it’s been resolved.
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago

G​lad to hear it. Out of curiosity what did you find?

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