Have a 2005 T&C. The engine cuts out anytime I get to 1/4 tank of fuel. No other issues while tank is above this. Obviously something with the fuel pickup, probably something electrical sensor related but was hoping someone else may have had a similiar issue. thanks
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Re: Have a 2005 T&C. The engine cuts out anytime I
Had same problem with 00 dodge neon between half and quarter tank going up steep hills it would lose power and stumble,at quarter it would start to stumble and stall.fuel filter was completly blocked after changing fuel filter it would not stall,when gas tank was low fuel pressure would go down,changed fuel pump and it did it
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evap sensor won't go off ? Do you mean the check engine light ? What DTC - diagnostic trouble code ? fuel leveler system done ,your funny ! Fuel gauge sending unit of fuel pump ? With the fuel nozzle shutting off like that, the air in the tank is causing that , which means there is a problem with the Evap vent solenoid or wiring to the vent solenoid . Fuel Filling Troubleshooting Vent Solenoid
Are you low on fuel? Try running around with a mostly full tank.
Usually if a motor cuts out when going around a corner it could be low on fuel, or the pump pickup lines are shot...This also could be an electrical issue with a wire that has gotten into trouble when the engine was swapped in.
wiring harness under dash.
wires coming off top of fuel tank.
check all fuses.
do you do a lot of off roading - you may have cut or pulled a wire out.
finally you may have:
1. a bad fuel tank sending unit - need to drop the tank to replace.
2. a bad fuel gage.
3. a bad instrument panel
The problem is high sulfur content fuel will cause a problem with the fuel level sending unit, and cause it to read incorrectly.
The 2 times I had this happen, I was not at my normal brand fuel ( had it happen with Shell fuel both times ).
I fueled at 1/2 tank with my normal brand, and then after another 1/2 tank fueled again, and the problem went away.
If you want, the TSB lists new revision fuel level senders, that you can drop the fuel tank, and replace your exiting one with to cure the problem.
The correct P/N depends on your truck cab & bed config, and options
PART NUMBER PART NAME 8L3Z-9A213-E Kit - Fuel Sender 2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 - FFV-26 Gal Tank - 126/132 WB 8L3Z-9A213-F Kit - Fuel Sender 2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 - FFV-30 Gal Tank - 139 WB 8L3Z-9A213-G Kit - Fuel Sender 2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 - FFV-27 Gal Tank - 145/151/163 WB 8L3Z-9A213-H Kit - Fuel Sender 2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 - FFV-36 Gal Tank - 145/151/163 WB 8L3Z-9A213-A Kit - Fuel Sender 2004 through 2008 - Gas-26 Gal Tank - 126/132 WB 8L3Z-9A213-B Kit - Fuel Sender 2004 through 2008 - Gas-30 Gal Tank - 139 WB 8L3Z-9A213-C Kit - Fuel Sender 2004 through 2008 - Gas-27 Gal Tank - 145/151/163 WB 8L3Z-9A213-D Kit - Fuel Sender 2004 through 2008 - Gas-36 Gal Tank - 145/151/163WB
Sounds like you may have a inaccurate fuel sending card in the tank where the gauge shows 1/4 tank but may be closer to empty. And when the tank is that low the pump screen could be sucking air but also accumalating debris that was floating in tank and partially blocking your fuel pump pickup screen.
I had the same problem. I had a few different mechanics tell me that the fuel pump is starting to go out when it does that. The fuel pump is located in the fuel tank, and the gasoline keeps the pump cool and lubricated. When the fuel tank is less than a 1/4 full, the pump is not submerged anymore, and can have trouble sending gas to the engine. My emergency fix was to get underneath the car on the driver's side and bang on the gas tank about three times. It will start up, and will run great unless you turn your engine off. But eventually you're going to need a new fuel pump. Once I replaced it, the problem went away.