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Gas acts like it's full

When I pump gas it immediately cuts off like it's full even though the tank is empty, and if I keep trying to pump the gas it will splash back on me. I have to put a little in at a time, and it takes me 30 minutes just put $20 worth in. How do I fix this?

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Check your fuel vents, sounds like its plugged up

Posted on Apr 13, 2014

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SOURCE: gas pump repeatedly shuts off when fueling.

you have a little valve on top of your fuel tank that feeds the purge canister. This is a fuel vapor control valve for emissions. It has probably plugged. You may need to drop the tank to fix this. If so replace the fuel filter then too.

You can try going to a local auto parts store to get a length of tubing...about 1/4 inch or so. This needs to be rated for fuel. You will feed this tube into your tank where you fill it with gas. You need to have enough room for the fuel nozzle to fit next to it. feed the tubing down into the tank...but dont lose it inside. Then fill the tank. the tubing will vent the tank in place of the bad valve.

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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I have a 2003 300m and I had the same problem when mine was brand new. I took it to the dealer and they told me that there was a recall on the filler tube going to the gas tank and fixed it for me. I don't know if that's your problem but it is worth a shot.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: 1996 Chrysler Sebring fuel pump automatic shut off

It sounds like the vent hose or tube from the fuel tank to the side of the inlet assembly is restricted. It can be twisted or bent. I've seen one case where it was misrouted and smashed against the frame rail. The vent tube allows air to escape while filling with fuel.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Fuel pump keeps stopping when trying to fill tank

The vent from the tank,to the fuel fill(small hose)is stopped up.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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it is your fuel pump.Need to change it soon,cause the car will just stop running after a while

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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