Q: Gas pump continuously shuts off when filling up tank.

asked by on February 27, 2017

gas pump shuts off continuously when filling gas tank.

My car has 98000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The vent hose on the fuel tank to the fuel filler neck is plugged up and is not allowing the air (fumes) to cycle through the system as the fuel is being poured. To verify this, the next time you fill up, hold the fuel nozzle splash guard back and put the fuel in the fuel filler neck without spilling any fuel. If the fuel is able to go in the tank just fine, then the vent hose is plugged up. If you need further assistance with your fuel entering the fuel tank issue, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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