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Fuel spills out when I fill up.

Everytime I get gas it starts to fill the tank and then after a while the gas spills out. I have to listen to it when I'm filling up tank. It acts like it does when the pump is about to shut off because tank is full. Could my fuel system have a problem? I have gone to 4 different gas stations thinking it was their pumps.

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    I have a grand am gt and when I go to put gas into it it spits it out back at me no matter how I hold the nozzle. It take 15 minutes to put 2 gallons in it .

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    I have a 1990 f150 300 6cyl It acts like it got water in the gas, I put 4 bottles of heat in each tank and a bottle of seafoam. Still shuts off?? Help

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    the car shuts the pump as soon as I start filling. I have to slowly put fuel in and it spills out every time

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Just bought a 2012 fusion and am having trouble filling the gas tank. Maybe the capless easy fill tank is the problem. The pump keeps clicking off lie the tank is full when it isn't. VERY annoying, have to trickle the gas in and guess when the tank is full. Any ideas on the problem and how to fix?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    All of the sudden I have to keep starting the gas station pump over and over just happened, any idea?

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    fuel tank

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It is the filler neck it causes splash back.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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    Dan Carmichael Oct 30, 2015

    So is there a problem with the filler neck, Brandon, that can be fixed / corrected or is it a design problem that I have to live with?

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Did you ever figure out what was wrong; what was causing this? My Ford Freestar is doing the same thing!

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I have this problem too it is either the neck where someone has tried to syphon your gas and pushed your splash guard down in the tank or your filter down in the tank is full of dirt!!!

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I've found with our different vehicles that each one is different; one will shut off continuously, one not soon enough to avoid spitting (this one I do have to listen for), the other likes to have the nozzle at 90 degrees to avoid early shutoff. Try tilting the nozzle toward the front or back of the vehicle to see if you can avoid the messy gusher.

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