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Van only stalls right after filling the tank.. any ideas?

So, I am actually posting for my sister inlaw. She is my best friend and just simply at a loss. She has a DC and it runs like a dream. The only issue she has with it is that right after she fills the tank (doesn't matter what brand of gas) the van will stall. Tonight it stalled and took a few times to get it to start. Once it's start again, it's just fine till the next fill.
I have to admit, I don't know for sure the year of the van but it's newer. Its not like a 10 year old van or anything.

Thanks for any ideas
Christine

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  • lovbeingmom Sep 01, 2008

    thanks so much. I assumed it must be a filter or something of that nature

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You first step is to confirm the van has fuel pressure when the problem occurs sometimes fuel pumps only fail at certain conditions there maybe debris in the tank being stirred up when she fills please rate -jeff

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