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vents clogged in fuel system.?
or the gas station island pump is bad.
try another station ? yet?. if not why not.?
some stations have those silly bellows, nozzles, (calif style)
and if there nozzle is bad, bingo, if there fume recover system is boinked then bingo 2.
so try one more station...
all modern cars, 80s to now. (EPA evap cars) USA.
its not the gas its the price of the gas that seems like bad mileage go to gas station and fill till gas pump clicks off at slow fill record mileage and gallons to fill/road test for 25 miles go back to same gas station same side of gas pump and refill at slow fill and record miles and gallons to refill this will give you best practice for fuel mileages/PS drive in cityor highway not both causes difference in gas mileage
Hello! I'm not so certain that the filling of the tank and the fact that the engine died and won't start are related...Lets get a little background...Has the car been running poorly; Or was everything in tip top shape, and after filling the tank it quit? Is the Check Engine Light on now? Any idea how many gallons you pumped in; And the octane you used? And lastly, was it an often used gas station?
HELLO: It could be a frozen gas line and or stopped up filter, filter is on drivers side under the truck, looks like over sized small coke can with a connection on both ends. Thats the first place I would check.
i used to have the same problem with one of my older ford trucks. what happens is because the gas is filling up the tube so quick, it forms a reverse vacume and causes all the gas to come back at you. all i used to do is when i went to get gas i would have to not pull the lever on the gas pump as hard (bout half way) and it would take the gas very nicely.
Good chance that even on 4 gallons it may not start I would try for more, prime the fuel pump several times by turning the key on and leaving it on for around 5 seconds then shutting it off and repeating, obviously not trying to start. I've had cases where even small FWD cars won't start even on 4 gallons on a 12 gallon tank. The newer fuel pumps are a closed system that only allow a small portion of fuel into the pump housing to keep contamination down. Let me know if after adding a few more gallons it won't start we will trouble shoot from there. Thank you for using fixya.com