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After I fill up, (whether it's 1/2 a tank or 1/4), my car will stall unless I pump the gas for about 60 sec. My Sante Fe has around 104,000 miles- it also only gets 13 miles to the gallon. I also had an issue with the check engine light. I had 4 different garages check it and all 4 told me they didn't know why it was on (has beem on since 2005). I recently replaced the battery and it went off. Ever since I've had the problem filling up

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From what I read, you may have an issue with the EVAP system. This closes your fuel system vents after you drive it for a bit to allow fumes to be collected in a charcoal canister, and then to be routed back into the engine under certain conditions. I feel that you are getting too much pressure in your tank. The un-doing of the battery will just wipe away the old check engine light issues, until your computer finds another. You also might get your fuel pressure tested to see if it's within specs.

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