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When filling up the pump stops as if the tank is full. I know it's not as I can only pump about a quarter of a gallon of gas at a time. I can hold the handle so the flow of gas is so slow it will fill

I have tried several gas stations and have tried positioning the nozzle in different directions depths etc. no luck. I've seen several of the same complaints online but have not heard what the result/fix was.

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Run the fault codes as the problem is normally about venting and this is a purge valve for the canister problem. having said that there are lot of poorly designed fillers on the market that will not allow quick fills as the pump hose trigger keeps cutting of no no reason. You may have to just take your time when filling like most people do.
In this country lock fillers have been banned and you have to hold the trigger until the tank is full. Stops idiots from putting the nozzle in the tank and then wandering off and allowing the tank to over fill and create a dangerous situation..

Posted on Dec 01, 2014

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SOURCE: Gas pump nozzle shuts off off repeatedly when refilling fuel tank

Try and see if the vent hose from the filler neck to the tank is kinked or plugged, if those are ok there must be a gas tank vent solenoid stuck closed.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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