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Fuel filling clicks off repeatedly when not full

When fueling my 2003 pontiac vibe the fuel pump continuously clicks off when filling so it takes forever to fill the gas tank. I took it in to the dealer and they replaced the filler tube which did not fix the problem. There are no error codes stored in the computer. Are there some other vents that could be clogged causing the problem?

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I had the same problem on my 2003 vibe... they replaced the filler tube also and it didn't fix it then they replaced the entire fuel filling system including the venting tupe and located a bee hive honeycomb in the vent line and that was what was causing the problem and have no problems since. hope this helps.

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Try not inserting the nozzle as far into the filler,You may have a problem with the vent line in the filler tube
hope this helps!

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

  • karen Feb 17, 2013

    Tried this but did"nt work..I only have this problem during winter months it works fine in summer, ..

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