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Fuel With a 1/2 tank of gas, gas pumps shuts off after 2 gallons

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Sounds like you should be checking the vent tube/hose, that runs along side your filler pipe, it may be plugged or kinked.

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So this leads me to suspect that maybe (just maybe) your gas gauge is saying you are on empty, or 1/4 tank or a 1/2 tank whatever, etc. And you are wanting to make sure it is full.

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