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Old 07-29-2010, 07:10 PM
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I have this annoying as well as damaging issue every time I fill the tank. For some reason every time I am filling the tank the pump stops when full and fuel blows back out all over the side of the truck and splashes on me too. It happens at every gas station I go to, so its not just one places pumps. I'm tired of smelling like gas after every stinking fill up, and washing the gas off the side of the truck. What causes this? I'm still under factory warranty but not for long. Thanks ahead of time
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Which notch on the handle/pump are you using? If you're are on full speed, that will do it every time regardless of vehicle.
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There is s thread on this already, but I forgot where. I know I posted about this as well. Take it the dealer they put a new tank on mine.
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I've heard this from several other Ram owners . Take it in and have it looked at before your warrantys up . Let us know what they say . I too know theres a thread but unable to find it .
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Hey buddy I have the exact same problem and I have an 08 QC too. If you listen hard enough you can hear the gas coming up the hose leading to the tank. Also on post and stuff they took the clip that holds the fuel nozzle wide open so you have to hold it with your hand. But i feel your pain. But just in case when it does splash back out I get the squeegee brush and try to get the actual gas off the paint. But if you find another way post up cause even my way sometimes it still happens.
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I have the same problem with mine. And the pump handle locked on high speed doesn't push any fuel out on my 1997 K1500 or my 2006 Trailblazer SS. So it is definitely a problem with the truck, not the way you pump fuel.
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I can't afford to fill up my tank so i don't know the issues you speak of...lol
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I have the same problem with mine. And the pump handle locked on high speed doesn't push any fuel out on my 1997 K1500 or my 2006 Trailblazer SS. So it is definitely a problem with the truck, not the way you pump fuel.
Yeah but if you can hear the gas coming back up the hose and you can stop fueling before it bucks back out at you. It;s a temporary fix for the problem works most times for me. But All in all the best fix is since its still under warranty get dodge to fix it. My warranty is long gone so I have to deal.
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This is a known issue. Go see the dealer and they will repair it according to TSB
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I had the same problem Dealer ended up replacing the gas tank.
See: http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=49424
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