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Can't fill gas tank on 2002 Sportage

Gas overflows when filling no matter how slow I try to fill it, shutting off the flow from the gas pump. This car is new to us and it didn't happen the first few times the tank was filled. Three different stations - same problem.

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Try not to put nozzle completely in the tank. There is an anti-syphoning device that is smaller than the rest of fill tube and can cause back pressure. This can be removed

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When the gun clicks of does it puck gas back at u??? if that is the case change the filter on the evap canester near the rear bumper...if you are not sure how to do this e- mail me and we can change numbers and I will explain to u how to do it...the part is about 60$ at the dealer ( only) and it will fix your problem.

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