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Unable to fuel up

When trying to fill up, the gas pump keeps stopping acting like its full of fuel when I know it doesn't fill up on 1-2 gallons (I wish!). Acts as if the filler tube is not venting. Anyone experience this? Also had to install adjustable camber arms to rear to align. Kept eating inner tread. Comes factory unadjustable. Looking at every Mazda 3 on the road, all have the same problem.

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I think you are correct in assuming it's the vent tube that goes back to the filler spout, and it's probably kinked or something. I have had to repair a few cars with this problem, but it isn't common. Thanks for the information about the rear camber - they aligned it really well at the factory :) Rick

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