Military Vehicles, November 1996,: Re: M715 Gas in Distributor?

Re: M715 Gas in Distributor?

Todd Paisley (
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 16:55:43 -0500

I had a similar experience, but not with a M715. Not sure if
the M715 is the same, but the distributor gets its vacuum from
a fitting on the carb. The carb. needed rebuilt and had something
internally wrong and was leaking into that vacuum port.

Todd Paisley

> From: Dr. Steven E. Taylor <>
> To:
> Subject: M715 Gas in Distributor?
> Date: Monday, November 11, 1996 11:15 AM
> I have a '67 M715 Kaiser Jeep truck with original equipment.
> After not driving it for a couple of weeks, I recently was unable to
> it. After checking a few things I decided to pull off the distributor
> While undoing the screws that hold on the cap, fuel came pouring out.
> the distributor was full of gasoline.
> Anyone ever run into this before? If so, does anyone have any ideas why
> this would happen? I have a few of my own, but would appreciate other
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> Steve Taylor
> Auburn, AL