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Are you talking about filling the gas tank>> If yes,,, That is NOT vapor lock... thats just the angle, speed of delivery, size of hose in vehicle, etc that causes the gas to spit out,, try not putting it in so far, and use a different angle.. (mine does the same thing!)..
Vapor Lock is when the engine/carb get so hot that the fuel vaporizes in the fuel lines and carb...THEN "vapor" cannot be pumped into the engine... and it wont run... now ya know!! :)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This surprises me that the dealer is unable to cure this problem.
Whenever I see this issue it is usually the evap vent solenoid stuck closed.
This is a relatively common problem seen in many makes and models.
You made no mention that they looked into this.
When you fill your vehicle with fuel, the vapor is fed through a carbon canister to trap them to be burned later.
This solenoid is activated to close that hose to allow for automated testing of the system integrity under certain driving conditions.
If the solenoid stays closed, the tank cannot vent and is very slow to fill the tank.
I would get them to check this issue. I bet this fixes your problem.
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Posted on Nov 10, 2010
no these things dont vaper lock anymore... it sounds like its time for fuel pump...or at least check pressure ......hope it helps
Posted on Nov 23, 2010
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I have had this same problem before, and it was solved when
my live in, admitted dropping a rather large diameter lipstick just after
removing the gas cap. She couldn't find the dropped stick, and assumed it had
rolled out of sight, because what are the odds of it just hitting the open
hole, let alone going on in? lol
If your fill spout does not have an obstruction, I would suggest you try not pushing the gas nozzle all the way down into the filler neck? You can hang theend of the nozzle from the last 2 or 3 wire rings around the nozzles exterior, with out it falling, but don't leave it unattended.
If this does not help, then I'm at a loss, except for the vent line which allows the gas tank to breath, and it is located about 8" down the filler neck, where it tees off to travel a little ways into a reclamation canister. But if it were clogged, I don't think your engine wouldn't run very long, at least not very smoothly. Another symptom would be it slowing down, and stalling or missing, until it would finally quit after a few miles because the vacuum or vapor lock. After a few minutes, it could then start back up and seem to run fine (for a little while) but after a few miles it would repeat the cycle, over and over. Hope this helps.
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