2004 Ford Taurus, hard to pump gas, from any gas station.
When attempting to put gas in my car, the pump constantly stops. It is an extremely slow process. I called the dealership, they said it could be caused by any number of things, but of course they didn't give me any specifics.
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The first thing to check is the Fuel pressure at the Fuel Injector Rail schrader valve. You can get an inexpensive test kit at Harbor Freight. The pressure should be between 28 and 45 psi with the engine running. If it is lower than that you can replace the filter. If that doesn't cure the pressure problem then the pump is next. Fuel Filter ChangeFord 150 250 How to Replace Fuel Pump
According to my book. the 0442 code means you have a small leak in your Evaporative Emission Control system. As to the fuel fill issue. Some cars have an anti-siphon screen further up the fill spout than others. Also, for some reason some stations feel they have to have their pumps double as fire hoses. Repair or diagnosis of the Evaporative Emission Control system is one of those things that shouldn't be attempted by the do-it-yourself mechanic.
It's quite possible you burned out the fuel pump. The fuel pump relies on a constant flow of gasoline to cool it. Unfortunately, you have to drop the tank to access the fuel pump, but is a fairly easy fix for an avid do-it-youselfer. Before you go to that length, though, try having someone stand by rear of the car and listen for the "whirr" of the fuel pump when you turn the key to the "RUN" position. (not "START", just "RUN") If they can hear the pump, try turning the key off and on about 5 times to re-pressurize the fuel system before attempting to start the engine. Hope this helps a little and your problem is not too severe. Best of luck!
That could be many things, but, let's start by changing fuel filter, air filter and try to pump gas at one station if possible.
When changing fuel filter, pour the gas of the old filter in a container while shaking it a litlle. check for impurities..
My wife' Astro Van did the same thing every time she pumped gas at this particular station. Had to change filter 3 times in a two month period. Once she stopped pumping at that station, never had the problem again.
Hope this will fix yur problem. If not, will try somthing else.
theres a problem with the pipe that goes from the gas tank to the gas cap.Look under neath and see if the hose is pinched or bent.Another cause could be who ever owned it before had the tank out and they messed up the hose when they put it back in but that is differently the problem..