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Pumping fuel problem

I went to one gas station they had these new kind of nozzles but I was only able to pump about $5 because it kept stopping.  Then, I went to another gas station and the same thing happened.  Could it be that the fuel tank has dropped?  Why does it keep stopping?

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  • brewitt_usa Jan 30, 2009

    I took it to the ford dealership.  And they wanted to take every thing out and charge me 8 hours for labor for a 12 step diagnosis.  Then, tell me what the problem was and then if that didn't work they told me there was another 11 step process that they would have to do.  Each process costs about $1000+.  



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It sounds as though the vent tube is clogged. Check the fuel inlets for collapse. Also change your fuel filter. Since the system is sealed also check the evap system and solenoids for proper function.
Hope this helps;
RPM Northwest

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

  • Rich Palmer Jan 30, 2009


    Unfortunately that is the way dealerships have to comply with odd problems. Sorry to hear that.

    Follow my post and try the fuel filter. Only a few dollars and an easy fix. Hope this helps.

    Thanks for the rating.


    RPM Northwest



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