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Fuel issue

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Old 10-04-2013, 10:02 PM
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Angry Fuel issue

Hello all,

My main issue is when I get gas I can only pump about 5-10 dollars worth and it clicks as if it were full even though I know it's not. The gas will back up and overflow out of the entry point. WTF is going on.
 
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Old 10-05-2013, 06:24 AM
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Sounds like maybe the vent hose is clogged in some way I'd start with that
 
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Old 10-07-2013, 05:45 PM
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ya I've seen that before - try drawing the fuel nozzle out about half-way when filling - if that doesn't work then twist the handle almost upside down to about the 2 o'clock position - sounds stupid as f**K i know but some days thats the only way i can get the gas into the tank

I THINK it has to do with the 'anti-siphon' feature in the filler pipe - basically picture a ping pong ball that sits in a cradle inside the filler pipe - the idea is that gas will flow around the ball but someone trying to thread a hose down into your tank to steal your gas can't get it in.

I've been fixing up a Jimmy for the wife and I HOPE tearing that ball out of that pipe will fix the 'fill' issue I've been having - going to be a couple weeks before I know tho - doing bodywork now :S
 
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