Can't Fill My Gas Tank

courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man


Dear Bob,
I recently bought a 1988 Dodge Dakota 4x4 pickup with a V6 engine. When I put gas in the tank, the filler neck fills up and shuts off the pump nozzle no matter how slow the flow of gas is. My mechanic blew out the vent, but that didn't help. Do you have any suggestions?
Paul M.

Paul,
There may be some sort of restriction in the filler line. I would remove it from the car and inspect it to make sure that there are no foreign materials in there.
Good Luck!
Drive Safely!
Bob, The Auto Answer Man


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