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Old 03-17-2017, 01:27 PM   #6
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2001 L-Series 2.2L Sedan
2006 VUE 3.5L
Default Re: Fueling problem

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Originally Posted by keenh View Post
I would fill it until the pump went off. Then slowly, pump by pump, fill it until it literally was at the very edge.
For what its worth, this process of 'topping off' your fuel tank can cause this issue. You should stop filling your tank when the pump shuts off the first time. Continuing to fill it will cause fuel to enter the canister/vent line and then cause it to not vent the fuel vapors properly. This leads to the problem you are having where the car won't take fuel. There is a reason that the pump shuts off when it does.

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2001 L-200 2.2l Mileage: 140,000
DOB: 05/08/01 Date Acquired: 07/01/07

2006 Vue 3.5L AWD Mileage: 130,000
DOB: 08/24/05 Date Acquired: 12/15/06

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