Small engine fuel tank with integrated evaporative controls

  • US 7,213,583 B2
  • Filed: 06/23/2004
  • Issued: 05/08/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/23/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A fuel tank assembly for small engines comprising:

  • (a) a small engine fuel tank having an upper portion of the tank defining a vapor dome above a fuel level;

    (b) a vapor storage device disposed within the tank in the vapor dome and having a vapor inlet; and

    ,(c) a float valve disposed within the tank and having an inlet communicating with the vapor dome and an outlet communicating with the vapor inlet of the vapor storage device.

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