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Gas gauge seldom reaches full

Also, the gas pump kicks off before the tank is actually full. Any ideas?

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Try different gas stations before doing anything. also sometimes but rare if you dont fill your tank alot slight rust can build up on the resistance tabs not giving you an accurate reading for the gauge. also make sure your not having the gas pump pointing at the walls of the fill tube. othewise the first soulution is a more common problem.
never try to top off 96 and newer cars/trucks. this can cause some EVAP parts to fail for your engine light. if the pump wont allow you to top off let it be. I have run into alot of gas pumps where you cant pull all the way up on the lever for whatever reason. i hate that when it happens. hopefully its something that easy

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Your fuel tank has a float on the inside with the fuel pump. The float tells your guage where to read. You could check your releif hose on your tank to see if it is clogged . if it doesn,t get air out as fuel goes in it will cause the gas pump to kick off as it thinks your tank is full. when filling up just pull the pump nossel out some and see it that helps

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