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Filling my gas tank the pump keeps shutting off

Filling my gas tank the pump keeps shutting with back pressure. I put the pump in and start to fill. In 10 seconds the pump stops and I have to keep starting the gas nozzle

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Check the filler neck. the hose may have a kink in it. also check the return line it may be pluged.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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Its a fact the pump will kick off on some makes especially trucks. here is a hint. When filling up insert the nozzle fully and then pull it back one inch. This way it will not stop or splash back at you which some pumps do

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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