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The last three times I filled with fuel, the filler has cut off after only a couple of gallons and the tank is not even half full. I live in St. Louis where we have the fuel recovery systems on the gas pumps. The only way to get it to fill completely is to hold the recovery seal back away from the filler neck. Also, my check engine light came on just prior to this but went off after 200 miles or so.

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Hi working at one of the largest travel center compines in the country i have run across a lot of this. the problem is not in the car it is the pump. being that our country is in such a rush to do every thing most gas stations dile there pumps to pump gas as fast as possible this in turn makes the fuel foam up cousing the auto shut off the engage thus stoping the pump try pumping the fuel slower and thi will fix this also the filler neck is smaller it diamiter witch componds the problem next time pump slower and slow down the fuel flow and this will help

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