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Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank #738314
July 16th 2018 9:07 am
July 16th 2018 9:07 am
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KaijuHunter Offline OP
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Hello, I have a unique situation. In the back of the van (1990 GMC Rally STX) the floor mat above the fuel tank keeps getting damp. It's only slightly damp and I've had the entire floor mat out and dried it completely, put it back it, and after a couple of drives it wet again. No rain to speak of and the van is parked in a garage.

Anyone else ever seen this in their van?


1990 GMC Sport Rally STX 4X4 Monster Van
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Re: Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank [Re: KaijuHunter] #738318
July 16th 2018 9:24 am
July 16th 2018 9:24 am
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Does it have a rear heater ?


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Re: Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank [Re: frscke1] #738333
July 16th 2018 2:58 pm
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Originally Posted by frscke1
Does it have a rear heater ?


Or a leaky condensation drain from a rear air unit above the back doors?

Re: Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank [Re: KaijuHunter] #738381
July 18th 2018 10:53 am
July 18th 2018 10:53 am
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KaijuHunter Offline OP
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Has a rear heater but that's not leaking. No rear A/C unit


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Re: Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank [Re: KaijuHunter] #738407
July 18th 2018 6:30 pm
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Check the temp of the floor the next time you drive it, is the area warm? Hot fuel returning from the engine warming up tank attracting moisture, tank cools condenses moisture? Exhaust leak around tank heating floor same thing? How is the humidity by you?

Re: Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank [Re: KaijuHunter] #738434
July 19th 2018 9:27 am
July 19th 2018 9:27 am
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I'll check the temp of the floor the next time I drive it and also look for any exhaust leaks too. I'll report back what I find.


1990 GMC Sport Rally STX 4X4 Monster Van
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Re: Condensation under floor mat above fuel tank [Re: KaijuHunter] #738436
July 19th 2018 9:57 am
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The 70s tanks aren’t welded in place. I’ve removed mine (79 G30) before and it is just held on b the tank straps. I have no info on if a swap is possible though.


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