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I have a very perplexing problem that has recently developed when I attempt to fill my car's gas tank (a 2001 Toyota Solara). I noticed that the gas pump at the station would shut off, as if the car is full, while I was still filling the tank. I have to pump the handle of the gas pump about every 10 seconds to get the car to fill completely. I have taken my car to several different gas stations and still have noted the problem.

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  • rtchittick Sep 27, 2009

    I had a check light on, and had a problem in the evaporitive system and had a valve replaced. I will check out what you recommend. Thanks

  • rtchittick Sep 27, 2009

    Thanks I will check out your recommendation.

  • Christopher Foulkes May 11, 2010

    There could be a blockage in the vent hose, or a problem with the check valve in the hose Or even a bad vent solenoid. Do you have a check engine light on?



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The breather tube for the tank might be clogged not letting the air out. so when you fill the tank the fill cant get in fast enough b/c the air is not excaping. check the breather tube for kinks or bends. or even blockage of somekind

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