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



Hi Paul,

I have had this on one or two occasions.
It's not a De Lorean specific problem but it hapens with a lot of 
modern cars too.
Usually after having driven for a longer time (warm fuel).
The solution is not to put the nozzle in too deep as the hot 
air/fumes can not get out of the tank, wait a moment and then start 
filling up slowly at first.

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweetp01569" <paul.sweet@...> wrote:
>
> 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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