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Old 11-26-2010, 12:46 PM
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Default Gas spits out upon filling-gas smell afterwards

Lately, whenever I put gas in my truck, I have to hold the gas nozzle at a strange angle and pump gas very slowly or the pump handle shuts off and a little gas spits back out. Then, after I fill up the truck, I smell gas for a little while. The gas smell usually stops after I use about a quarter of a tank. Does anyone know why this is happening?
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Old 11-26-2010, 02:02 PM
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Default Re: Gas spits out upon filling-gas smell afterwards

When my new exhaust melted one of the vent/recirculation tubes closed, that same deal was happening to me.

Might want to check it out..but I would bet the air isn't getting out so the flow gets all jacked up.
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Old 11-27-2010, 12:25 PM
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Thanks! I will have that checked out when I take it in to fix the ignition. I keep thinking that people see me fighting with the gas nozzle at the pump and wonder why I can't put gas in my vehicle. lol.
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Old 11-27-2010, 01:36 PM
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No problem...hopefully that will help you out!

I got the same looks. I actually got cutoff at a gas station because I was spilliing too much fuel...I had more going on the ground than in my truck!
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:29 PM
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No problem...hopefully that will help you out!

I got the same looks. I actually got cutoff at a gas station because I was spilliing too much fuel...I had more going on the ground than in my truck!

Same here, I have a cracked/dry rotted filler neck and I lose at least 1/2 of what I pump. Getting it fixed this week
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Old 12-08-2010, 01:39 PM
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Default Re: Gas spits out upon filling-gas smell afterwards

i had gas leaking out the top of my tank. turned out it was a cracked nipple on my fuel pump sender assembly. had to replace the whole pump and splice the fuel line when the nipple completely broke off and lodged in the fuel line as soon as we touched it.
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:33 PM
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No problem...hopefully that will help you out!

I got the same looks. I actually got cutoff at a gas station because I was spilliing too much fuel...I had more going on the ground than in my truck!
ya same thing happens to me. do you guys think its just that it needs more ventilation
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:55 PM
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Default Re: Gas spits out upon filling-gas smell afterwards

its a cracked gas neck, ive got the same problem if i hold the nozzle wrong
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:17 AM
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Thanks for all the feedback, everyone. So, my question is...Is this something that I have to fix immediately, or can it wait? I'm fixing to drive this truck from TN to AZ. Is it going to affect anything?
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