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Gas spilling out of the tank

I have a 1999 Hyundai Elantra that when I try to pump the gas it just pores out. I can fill it VERY slolwly but it take about 20 minutes to fill it up. This has been happening for several months now and I really can't take it anymore. I hardly ever go to the same station and originally thought it was the pumps fault, but sadly no. My brother knows a bit about cars and usually can fix anything wrong with it but he says he has never heard of it. As someone asked before "no" I don't hear or smell any rush of air when I take the cap off. If anyone knows what this issue is please help. If I know I can start calling for prices instead of just bring in a car and getting riped off.

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It could just be trash in your inlet at the screen. you can remove the hose clamp and pull the screen out and replace with new screen yourself.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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