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Why Can’t I Top Off My Tank?
Nearly Nearly everyone who has been behind the wheel of a vehicle has pumped gas into the fuel tank until the tank was full. When the tank is full, the nozzle makes a ‘clunk’ sound and the gas stops flowing....
Why Can’t I Top Off My Tank?
Nearly Nearly everyone who has been behind the wheel of a vehicle has pumped gas into the fuel tank until the tank was full. When the tank is full, the nozzle makes a ‘clunk’ sound and the gas stops flowing....
Why Can’t I Top Off My Tank?
Nearly Nearly everyone who has been behind the wheel of a vehicle has pumped gas into the fuel tank until the tank was full. When the tank is full, the nozzle makes a ‘clunk’ sound and the gas stops flowing....
How to Replace a Fuel Filler Neck
The filler neck for the fuel tank fails if there is exterior damage on the neck or if an error code shows that vapors are present.
How Long Does a Fuel Pump Usually Last?
Fuel pumps are a simple and rugged part of the fuel system. They are usually found inside of the fuel tank and are...
How to Get the Best Fuel Mileage For Your Car
Fuel economy can be increased if you perform regular car maintenance, pay attention to the Check Engine Light, and reduce your idling time.
How To Install a Locking Gas Cap
Gas caps are necessary for proper gas tank function. Overtime, a gas cap can fail if the thread gets damaged or if there is a leak in the seal.
4 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Fuel Gauge
Few Few things are as frustrating and worrisome as running out of gas. Most people will do their best to make sure that they always have some gas in the tank. However, if there is an issue with the fuel...
3 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Gas Tank
The The gas tank of the vehicle holds the fuel, which makes the car run. The fuel is propelled by the fuel pump. The gas tank can be made out of plastic high-density polyethylene, which can be made into complex...
How to Drop a Gas Tank
The The fuel tank on your car is typically located under the rear or middle of the vehicle. There can be a number of reasons why you would need to remove it; the most common reason is needing to replace...
Why You Should Always Keep a 1/4 Tank of Gas in Your Car
Everyone Everyone knows that keeping gas in your vehicle's fuel tank is a must. But you may wonder what the minimum amount of gas is that you should always have in your fuel tank. Some experts claim that you should...
How to Drain Your Fuel Tank
The The majority of cars on the road today use internal combustion engines that use gasoline or diesel as fuel, and they store this fuel in a gas tank. Most gas tanks are located on the undersides of the vehicle...
When Does the Gas Light Turn On in My Car?
Going Going to the gas station is a chore and many of us wait until the gas light is on and the tank is nearly empty. But waiting until your fuel tank dries up is a bad habit, and the...
When Does the Gas Light Turn On in My Car?
Going Going to the gas station is a chore and many of us wait until the gas light is on and the tank is nearly empty. But waiting until your fuel tank dries up is a bad habit, and the...
How Does My Gas Tank Know When It’s Full?
Anyone Anyone who has ever filled up a gas tank has experienced the tactile "clunk" the nozzle makes when the fuel tank is full. This sound comes from the nozzle right when the flow of fuel stops. Most people barely...
How Full Do I Need to Keep the Fuel Tank at Any Given Time?
While While some people don’t think too hard about how empty their fuel tank gets or about how much they fill their tank when they do fuel up, others are convinced that there is some magical fuel level that will...
How Long Does a Fuel Tank Last?
The The fuel tank is responsible for holding the gas or diesel that runs the vehicle. Obviously, this job is very important. On top of being extremely inconvenient, a leaking or faulty fuel tank is downright hazardous. Gas vapor is...
How Long Does a Fuel Tank Last?
The The fuel tank is responsible for holding the gas or diesel that runs the vehicle. Obviously, this job is very important. On top of being extremely inconvenient, a leaking or faulty fuel tank is downright hazardous. Gas vapor is...

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Why do I smell gas in the car?
There could be several reason why your car is smelling like gas. Your car's spark plugs could be very worn out and not firing properly, causing the gas not to be burned properly and creating a gas smell in the...
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Truck won't start.
If you have spark and you have fuel pressure then the only thing left to test is the fuel injectors. You will need to have a fuel injector noid light to connect to the injector connectors to see if you...
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The car has trouble starting after gas tank is filled up
When you fill your gas tank, a lot of fumes build up in the fuel tank and usually excess fumes come out of the fuel filled tube and out to atmosphere or into a recovery system in the fuel pump...
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Sugar in my gas tank
Hello. The fuel tank must be drained, removed from the vehicle, rinsed out, and dried to try to remove as much sugar as possible from the tank. The fuel pump and fuel filter should be replaced, and the line between...
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Sugar in gas tank.
Hello. I am so sorry to hear that this has occurred, as it can be a very expensive repair. If the vehicle has not been ran since this occurred then the fuel tank needs to be removed and cleaned. If...
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P0420 code
Honda has a technical service bulletin (TSB) out for this condition. There are 2 possibilities to correct this fault, according to the bulletin: Replace the catalytic converter Software update of the engine computer One last thing...
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Hole in gas tank
It is never good to have a hole in the gas tank. The gas tank in your vehicle is plastic so it should only be replaced with a new tank. There are some tank repair kits available that would allow...
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Gas tank leaks
Hello, sorry you're having problems with your gas tank. It might just be a loose or damaged filler hose that is leaking and needs to be replaced. I would recommend having a technician from YourMechanic come out and inspect the...
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Gas tank is leaking
The tank is made of very sturdy stamped steel. It will withstand any conceivable vapor pressure that gasoline will create in a motor vehicle. If the tank is leaking, it leaks because it's rusted out. It's usually a waste of...
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Gas leaking under car
Hi. This is a possibility, however, it is more likely that one of the fuel lines has a leak. The fuel pump will turn on with the key turning which would cause the gas to start pumping out when trying...
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Gas leak under car
Hello, Spotting a major gas leak under your car is not something to be taken lightly. Gasoline is a flammable, hazardous liquid and a leak in you car is a repair that needs to be addressed immediately. There are numerous...
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Fuel tank leak
Fuel tanks can not be repaired. If one is found to be leaking or damaged it should be replaced before continuing to drive the vehicle. A proper gas tank inspection should be performed to ensure no other damage has come...
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Fuel tank door not opening
The fuel door on this van also has a safety switch inside the door that will disable the automatic side door if the fuel door is open. The fuel door has to be opened in order to see if it...
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Fuel gauge always reads Full tank
Hello. There is a fuel level gauge on the fuel pump and it reads the amount of gas that is in the fuel tank. It sounds like this gauge has broken on your fuel pump. The gauge cannot be repaired...
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Diesel in gasoline tank
Yes, this can happen from time to time. The entire fuel system will need to be drained and flushed, the fuel filter, which is in the fuel tank as part of the fuel pump, may need to be changed. The...
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Diesel in gasoline tank
Gasoline engines cannot run on diesel because it is very hard to get it to burn from the ignition; you need very high heat and pressure to get diesel to combust. For example, if you were to throw a match...
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Car is shutting off while driving
The first thing to do is to have the fuel cap replaced. The cap may be overtightened, causing gas tank venting to be blocked. If this gets blocked then the fuel tank can go into a vacuum and cause the...
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Car getting low gas mileage
Yes, 16 mpg is very low for a Kia Rondo, especially with the amount of highway driving you do daily. Start with basics like the air filter and tire pressure, which are two big items that will rob you of...
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What is wrong with my gas tank
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically the fuel nozzle on the gas station's pump has a small hole in it. Once the fuel has filled up the tank and the filler neck, it reaches this small hole in the...
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To replace a fuel filter or not ? Vehicle had no fuel when bought; added fuel & it started, but should the filter be changed...
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your head is in the right place. While gas these days is held to some better standards, its very possible to collect debris in the tank over time. Considering the mileage on the vehicle,...

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