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Very slow filling gas tank 32 min to fill up

Where is the filter located behind the wheel area?

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Hyundai knows about this problem. there are a lot of them out there doing this. I have an 03 that none of the information helped fix it. Hyundai needs to start a recall or at least admit to the problem and send a solution. My car is so bad I get gas on me every time I fuel up. I drive my truck that uses a lot more gas just to keep from having to mess with it.

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From the filler pipe to the gas tank is a flexible hose. This hose could be crimped or it has collapsed and this could be the cause of the restriction causing the long fill up times.

Posted on Jan 19, 2013

You obviously don't spend 32 min filling your tank,
there are other customer to take care of

You have a bad Evap System Vent Solenoid
causing the fuel tank to not vent & thus not
able to fill the tank

Research that for your vehicle with Google or go to
You Tube Video

Posted on Jan 19, 2013

  • John Martin Jan 19, 2013

    It does take me that long to fill up and it is a big pain!!!!So can you tell me where the evap system vent solenoid is located?

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SOURCE: very very slow filling the gas tank

ya changing the air breather or actualy just cleaning it if its just dirty can 90% of time solve gas filling problems!

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 hyundai accent. trouble filling gas tank

I have a 2005 Hyundai Accent, It is not possible to fill the tank if you are letting the petrol pump run at full speed.Trying to fill up quickly it will only build up pressure and cut off. Next time you fill up just pull the petrol pump handle half way, it will take longer to fill but you wont get the blow back. Modern petrol pumps are getting quicker all the time.Hope this helps you.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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Rotating the nozzle in the filler hole can help.

What happens is that a little fuel splashes on the small holes in the nozzle which shut the nozzle off. Rotating it can alter the splashing, and/or move those holes in the nozzle away from where the splashing lands.

Posted on Jun 29, 2010

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SOURCE: gas tank slow to fill on a 99 hyundai accent gs

You may have collased hose that connects from the filler tube to the gas tank.

Posted on Mar 15, 2010

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SOURCE: 2004 hyundai accent. trouble filling gas tank

The fill tube for the fuel tank is either clogged with something or the anti-siphon feature (what stops people from stealing your gas) is fouled up. The tank and fill tube have to be inspected.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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