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Old 03-10-2011, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by leon View Post
Whenever I refuel my 2004 Ram 2500, it foams up and shuts off the pump nozzle prematurely. I can usually get about 2 more gallons in the tank after it 1st shuts off. Do others have this same issue? Is there anything to be done?

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Leon
That is the nature of diesel. It has a low surface tension which causes the foaming. Nothing can be done other than to try and trickle fill it if the pump will allow. My Duramax held another 2-3 gallons as well after shut off.
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