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Gas overflows when fillingtank.

When I fill the gas tank the gas gushes out when its full. I don't "top-off". The dealership called it a gas leak, and said it will cost $347.00 + tax to repair. This is for a solenoid and vapor canister. Does this sound right? I have the same problem - the gas pump clicks off when the tank is full but gasoline gushes out after the pump has stopped. I never top off my tank & this has happened a different gas stations.

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  • patdogg Jan 05, 2009

    2007 Jeep JK Unlimited. Just started last month. No topping off, 4 different gas stations, each time gas gushes out after pump shuts off. I even tried manually stopping the gas when the "pitch" of the filling got higher indicating it was near full...still gushes out. The only way I have been able to prevent it is to estimate the # of gallons I need and stop short. Very annoying. Luckily it's under warranty however this will be the 3rd warranty repair needed and it's only got 17K miles.

  • outta Jan 07, 2009

    I replaced the gas tank evap canister and fuel neck and still have this problem any other ideas

  • Anonymous May 26, 2009

    2005 Jeep Liberty, Fuel tank overflows when filling. Some fuel present in the filler hose vent.



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This sounds like the gas tank vent pipe is obstructed.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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    thanks I thought that but wanted to be sure.


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Your fuel tank vent or breather is block.Check it out.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

  • ellisrandy Oct 07, 2010

    2005 jeep i fill slow first notch on gas handel it helps

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    cephasauto1 Jan 27, 2014

    thanks I thought that but I wanted to be sure.


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You may need this: GM part #15131046. Google the Jeep Forum for details. This fixed my 2007 Ford Expedition EL recently as well. It was also overflowing and spewing gas all over the ground when the pump shut off. This is no longer an issue. You can read about my experience on the Ford Expedition forum. Google "justinp973 ford expedition forum"

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SOURCE: Gas overflows when fillingtank.

Sounds like you might have a breather hose that is pinched.

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