Re: [DML] Problem when filling the gas tank
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Re: [DML] Problem when filling the gas tank

I suffer from the same issue, and settled on filling very slowly.  My  
best guess is that the vent hose is clogged, possibly by the safety  
grounding rod.  Since I smoke, I've been rather disinclined to  
investigate it further.

Gus Schlachter
Austin, TX
VIN #4695

On Aug 21, 2007, at 10:17 AM, sweetp01569 <paul.sweet@xxxxxxxxxxxx>  

> I'm not sure others experience this or not, but when I fill my gas
> tank, the pump keeps shutting off. The handle frequently clicks off
> as if it sensed that my tank is full. When it does click, gas
> splashes back out of the filler opening, so I need to hold a rag
> around it when filling. It gets very annoying, as I continuously have
> to keep re-squeezing the handle to start pumping again, several times
> during a fill-up. Is there an issue where the handle does not seal
> properly in order to correctly sense when I am full? How do others in
> the group handle this? I keep trying to reposition the nozzle, trying
> to make a good seal. It has happened at more than one gas station as
> well, so I'm not sure if it's dependent on the nozzle type.
> Thanks,
> Paul

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