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While fueling Gas nozzle gets stuck in Tank....

Has anyone had this problem? This has happened to me several times and the last time it happened the inside of the gas filler bent and now I have this wonderful light on my dash of the car and a gas light blinking. Its really awful. is there anyway I can fix this?


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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    yes, same problem

  • cyberbmxer Feb 25, 2009

    I have a 2004 audi A4 cabriolet, when I go to fill up my gas, the nozzle gets stuck in the hole you fill it up with. Like i put it in to far and it was stuck. I wiggled it for at least 3 minutes and it would not come out. I ended up bending something inside there and now the instrument panel it shows a siloutte of the car with the gas can flashing. I can stop it by chngning the view on the windshield wiper end. I don't know what to do?

  • jcb623 Apr 10, 2009

    I have
    the same problem; know why but not how to fix it. In CALIFORNIA the State
    recently mandated all service stations change to new fuel pump nozzles that
    will catch 3% more of the vapors that escape from your gas tank as you fill up.
    The new nozzles have a metal ring/lip about 6" up the nozzle, presumably
    to assist in getting a real tight seal. I had been filling up at the same gas
    station for five years and today I could not pump at all. Asked the attendant
    to look at it and he had to jam the gas nozzle into the gas tank "to get a
    vapor lock". Only problem is that after filling up neither I nor he nor
    anyone else at the station could get the darn nozzle out of the gas tank...
    Took 20 minutes of struggling to get it out (we're talkin' burly guys here) and
    when it did finally pop the lucky guy who got it out couldn't figure out why!
    In looking at the fill hole on my gas tank, I noticed that the interior flap
    the springs shut to cover the fill hole had caught the ring/lip on the new
    nozzle and would not let go- it is visibly bent at the edge where the nozzle
    got caught on it. I am sure I will not be the only one to have this happen
    (drive a 2004 GMC Sierra pickup). If the pump will not dispense gas because you
    cannot get a good vapor lock, beware of forcing the nozzle in far enough to get
    the pump to work- the nozzle may get STUCK!!! I am sure I will not be the only
    on experiencing this problem... extremely bad design in terms of universal

  • Marvin
    Marvin May 11, 2010

    I don't understand the question or what you are saying, please rephrase you posting. Thanks



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We own a number of gas stations in CT. this is a known problem with Audi A-4"s. Not a week goes by that we don't have to rescue a customer. Audi should step up and do a recall on the fuel nozzle.
It happens only in the Audi A-4.

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