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How to siphon gas out of the tank

Feels like something is blocking the siphoning hose

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Not exactly sure why you want to syphon gas out of the tank but on most cars now a days you can not simply stick a hose in the gas tank.The angle of the fill hose and the spring loaded flap make it virtually impossible.What you will have to do is pop the hood and unhook the fuel line.Then you will need to find the fuel pump relay under the hood as well.Then remove the relay and jump the two largest female connectors together.The last step is turn the key to the run position NOT START POSITION and the gas will pump out of the fuel line

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