Your car is completely empty on gas but the gas splashes back out when you try to fill it?
How to fix a car that will not take Gas the pump keeps shutting off
You have a vapor lock, perhaps caused by the car's evaporative system. Often just pulling out the pump nozzle and putting it in at a different angle, half way in, or slowing the flow will do the trick. Avoid topping off when you fill up your tank.
Fuel Spews Out After Fuel Pump Shuts Off
Another thing to know is that most modern vehicles have the fuel pump in the gas tank and the gas is what keeps the fuel pump cooled. When you let the tank go to almost empty the fuel pump is not kept cool and this will cause it to fail prematurely. Always, always fill the tank at 1/4. And get yo...
It sounds like you have a fuel sender problem. Without more info it is hard to say but they are usually accessed on top of the fuel tank and are part of the fuel pump assembly.
no, but u are in danger of stoping in the middle of nowhere with no gas.
How Does A Gas Nozzle Know When To Shut Off?
you need to disconnect the two wire spout connector shorting bar located between the battery and data link connector
Yes, due to the fact that the fuel pump is lubricated and cooled by the gasoline. It is best to be at 1/4 or above.
How do you release e break on 2000 grand caravan its down but wont come back up when we try ed to release it?
call the tow company to pick it up and fix it.
Cohesion is what would make gas or another liquid "climb" the tube, forming a curve at the top of the liquid, or menuscus.A siphon works differnetly. The gas or other liquid will flow from a higher level to a lower one directly due to gravity, of course. In a completely liquid-filled tube, the li...
Replace the fuel filter first thing. If this continues have the fuel pressure checked.
Gas Spews Out When I Try To Fill It Up - Broken Vent Control Valve on a Nissan
even with the lights on, the battery may still be weak... try jump starting it, and see if it works...if not.. starter, ignition switch or other safety switch.. dave
Running a car can damage the vapor recovery.In this situation, you can consult someone who has sound car industry knowledge or takes your vehicle to the nearest mechanic store.Therefore, leaving the car on while pumping gas in it is expensive.So, you can play safe by filling the tank by truing of...
Your camaro starts easy when cold but when it warms up and try to start it again it seems like it barely is going to start your pistons were bored out is the bore not big enuf for the pistons?
Sounds like a problem i had with a Honda Goldwing motorbike, we stripped the engine down, had various experts look at it, all of them said the bike was dead. Found out there was a crack in a pipe, I can't remember the exact name of it but it was related to the water cooling for the engine, crack ...
When you try to replace the belt on your whirlpool dryer the belt slips off the pulley when you try to put it around the drum?
You don't have your tongue in the right position. Put the belt on the drum and motor and pull the tensioner pully over to install it there.
Gas Spews Out When I Try To Fill It Up - Broken Vent Control Valve on a 2004/2005/2006 Nissan Sentra
Your transmission runs fine when it is cold but after you drive for a bit you can not get it to shift from 1 to 2 and when you step on the gas the transmission will slip out of gear?
Sounds like your torque converter needs replacing
i have a 1993 dodge intrpid i just put gas in it and now its reading empty and the car is stuttering
you either have a blown fuse or one that is getting crossed i would recromend taking the radio out look at the wires making sure they are all in place
turn it off if it stands for more than a few minutes cars burn a lot of gas at idle
Clicking sound and the inability to start can usually be caused by low power being supplied to your car's starter motor.Or use battery jumper cables to jumpstart the car.If the battery is charged and battery voltage is sufficient, the problem may be in the starter.
How can you make your 2003 golf alert you that you've left your car lights on when you get out It used to but now it's stopped?
It could be 1 of 4 things. 1.Bad solenoid, 2. Discharged battery, 3. bad battery connections,4. bad connections at the solenoid.
As the fuel level drops in the fuel tank (to just about the level where the fuel pump pulls the fuel), a vehicle's fuel pump will begin to suck air along with fuel. This mixture throws off the fuel system and the mixture being pumped to the engine. Additionally, the sloshing of the fuel in the ta...
While driving your car it seems to lose power also if you are at a redlight it stalls today it just stopped completely the car was still running but when pressing the gas petal there was no movementt?
it may be ur alternator, once the car is running the alternator keeps ac current flowing and to necessary components if the alternator dies out/stops working the components that run the car which were powered by the alternator are now run off the battery which is dc (direct current) this will onl...
You were driving your car the other day when the oil light came on You stopped at a red light and your car shut down You tried to start it but it only makes one click in the engine?
It needs oil. My 97 Plymouth Breeze burns oil like crazy, I put more in every other time I fill it up with gas.
Bank or loan company who repossessed it.
Your car ran out of gas you took it to the gas station and put gas in Why wont your car start after you put gas in it?
does your car has a carburetor or is it fuel injected?Gas in tankturn the ignition key on... but not to start, leave it there for five seconds. You should hear a whirring sound from the fuel pump. Then turn off. Do this five times (per Ford)It should fire right up.
It could be,a dead battery,loose or dirty battery connections,a faulty starter,
my mom had this problem with her car. they said she needed a new transmission. and quite possibly a new engine. take it to the garage (midas, monroe, etc.) and get it looked at.
It could be a dead battery or often a bad ignition switch could cause this.Turn the headlights on, if they work, means the battery has power, so the problem could be with the ignition switch or wiring between the ignition switch and battery.If the battery is completely dead, jump starting might h...
There are several things that can cause an engine to quit when you open the throttle. A poorly adjusted carburetor, and poor airflow through the air intake system are two common causes.
Hey Marques==Either the rotors or the durms or both need to be turned. Goodluck Joe
It is not illegal to reverse out of a driveway, however you must not drive in reverse unless you can do so safely, and you must not reverse further than is reasonable in the circumstances.The rules apply for all driveways, whether it's your home or a commercial property such as a service station ...
Check the vent tube for the fuel tank. If it is pinched it will cause that condition. Not knowing what vehicle you have, some vent tubes are located inside the filler neck and not visible unless you remove the filler neck from the tank.
What does it mean when your car starts but dies when the rpms get lower than 1 or when you make complete stops?
The idle speed solonoid needs cleaning or replacing or carb needs overhauled. The EGR valve could also be stuck in an open position. The EGR valve should be closed when idling, otherwise the engine will die. When driving at town/city speeds or higher, the EGR will be open.
This sounds like an ECU problem, the load of the brakes is not being compensated for so when the clutch and brake are applied the rev's fall and drop below what is maintainable for the engine. You should take it for a diagnostics check at a garage and see if anything pops up.
What is it when the car is cold at starting up it wont drive or back up but when your car is warm it runs perfect?
Your car has to achieve operating temperature before it functions as it should. Your heads which contain your valves are cold and don't move as easily as they do warm. This is why your thermostat doesn't open up until it reaches either 185 or 192 degrees. If you have a cold-blooded engine, you ha...
What is causing a squeaking noise coming out of the front of your car on the passenger side it happens when you go over bumps or when the car kicks back when putting it in to gear atlow speeds 15mph?
If it is a front wheel drive car have the cv joint checked or one of the suspension components like tie rod ends or shock absorber.
first of all is it injectors or carb, if a carb it could be a bad accelerator pump
If after a car starts fine you try to press on the gas but nothing happens in drive and this happens randomly what could it be?
The TPS or throttle position sensor most likely is starting to fail.Its job is to tell the computer that the throttle has been opened,however when they start to get weak they fail to relay this information.
When you tried to move your Mountaineer it made a clunking sound and felt like you were trying to move with the brakes on?
The brake calipers were stuck. you should have them checked soon.To me a stuck caliper indicates badly worn pads, or a lack of lubrication, either way it will need to ba checked asap.
because your car has a gas leak
Maybe because you put the brakes or that it is really old and you might want to throw it away and buy a new car. I would recommend the 2011 Mercedes S63 AMG. it is VERY reasonably priced, from around $160,000. it will last you a very long time and it very comfortable. i just purchased it to add t...
It doesn't hurt anything although sometimes it is kind of hard to get it started again after you have put some fuel in the tank.Good Tip: You should always put in at least 2 gallons, minimum, to be sure enough gets to the engine to let it start.Be warned though that too much grinding of the start...
A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Fuel injectors may become dirty over time and not be able to provide as much fuel to the cylinder as is needed.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitatio...
What is wrong with your 2000chevy cavalierI try to start it but it just turns overI thought it was the fule pump but you tested the fule pump The fule pump is finebut there is no current going to it?
A couple of things to checkFuel pump relayFuel pump fuseCheck for an inertia switch ( shuts off the fuel when the vehicle is in an accident ) it may be in the trunk or at the fuse panel, your owners manual will have it.Turn the ignition from off to on while somone is near the gas tank once the ke...
If you were trying to back up and park and the car next to you open the door and you accidentally hit it whose fault is it?
The moving vehicle is at fault. It would be the same answer if your were driving forward and the same thing happened. It is every drivers sole responsibility to be aware of everything around his/her vehicle whenever it is moving. My dad gave me 4 little words to remember whenever operating a movi...
Fuel pump gasket (in tank) not replaced properly?
the most common cause is the battery is not sufficiently charged (has been drained by something that stayed on in the vehicle or the car has just sat for too long). Jumper cables or a jumper box usually helps this, if the battery hasnt gone bad.another culprit is dirty or corroded connections bet...
Our commute home is short. Is it bad to shut your car off when the engine hasn't completely warmed up?
Short-trip driving the vehicle over a long period of time will eventually cause undesired operation. One of the main things that happen when a vehicle is operated like that is that the cooling system does not reach full operating temperature, which is necessary to help the gasoline completely vap...
You will still be responsible for the contract terms regardless of whether or not the repossession is voluntarily done by the borrower or by the lender for default. The exception is, of course, working out some other agreement with the lender, but that seldom happens.
depends who she is if a cop trying to stop you or if she the owner it's legalif it's your friend or somthing it's attempted robbery
Why might the antenna not go down on a 1993 Cadillac DeVille but sound like it is trying to even when the car is turned off?
the Antenna mast is broke where the plastic connects to the crome-or soe where on the plastic drive where the motor winds up the drive.SOME come with just the new MAST & not the whole anrenna assembly.. 1992 & 1993 DeVilles cannot replace just the mast. The entire mast and motor assembly ...
What does it mean when you try to start the car but the security light keep blinking and it won't turn over it won't make a sound?
Could be a couple things that come to mind:1. The key you are using isn't "recognized" by the onboard computers. In some keys there is a little microchip of information that has special codes.2. If your battery is low enough, the lights will flash and you might hear an audible "clicking" noise, b...
92 Aerostar Van The fuel pump dont send gas to the fuel injection system but when you turn the switch on you hear the pump work but it dont send any gas is the gas pump?
I'm afraid you are going to have to pull things apart to analyze this one. Is there gas to the fuel rail at the engine. You'll need to open a connection up there somewhere to find out. If not, back trace the system until you find the problem. Maybe going so far as to pull the tank. It's possible ...
not by just cranking but if you let it run long it can run hot from lack of water flow and blow head gasket or crack ahead allways a good idea to have good antifreeze mixture not by just cranking but if you let it run long it can run hot from lack of water flow and blow head gasket or crack ahead...
When a car squeals while moving, but the brakes still work properly, it could be a squeal from a drive belt. It could also mean that something like a tire rim is rubbing on the brake rotor. A vacuum leak in a small hose under the hood will also cause a squealing noise.
If your car goes back when you put it in drive and you have to hit the gas hard to make it go forward especially on a hill what is the problem?
Hey Kim==This is normal with some cars and I wouldn't worry about it.Goodluck, Joecheck that your transmission fluid is full, not over full. Or just change it. Sometimes it gets contaminated
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check for a broken vacuum line to the ac control panel
you must have a license in order to pump gas in the state of california- L.A police department
Try moving the steering wheel from side to side.
How many cans of freon do you need to recharge a 96 gmc safari when its complete empty just replaced the condenser.?
you dont considering you replaced the condensor and opened up the pressure in the system. It needs to be taken to a shop that can vacumn out the system so it will take all the freon it needs. If you do not do this, you ac will be half as cold.
fuel filter may be clogged or fuel pump is bad need to check fuel pressure to see if getting rite amount of fuel
Why is the antifreeze-coolant reservoir in you car always empty even when you just re-filled it lately and then you hear like it's boiling and evaporating when you turn the car off?
You have a leak. Look around on the driveway and try to determine if you have an external leak as opposed to an internal leak. If you see no coolant on the ground, suspect a blown head gasket. Do not continue to drive this car in this condition. If it does indeed have a blown head gasket, serious...
I will answer your question with another question: how did you get into my car?
Sometimes car dies on you when backing out of driveway just giving it a little gas also when stppoed at stop signs or traffic signals?
would be nice to know what kind of cars. mid 80s to early 90's GM cars had problems with lock-up torque converter not unlocking. kills the motor every time you stop for a traffic light. unplug the torque converter in front of transmission and see if it still stops. the cheapy built Grand Am's and...
The fuel tank vent is blocked, pinched off or disconnected.
Why when you try to start your 1996 gmc jimmy your lights inside the car go out and the car want start?
Check your battery cables, both sides and both ends. Clean the posts on the battery even if they appear alright.
What if your car doesn't start but has gas because yesterday it ran out of gas how to start it again?
It depends on a few things. If the battery is dead or weak because of too many attempts to start without gas, you may need to charge the battery or jump-start the car. If the battery is charged or if you are jump-starting, you may just need to be patient. It will take a bit of cranking to purge t...
its how the car is made some times they don't have enough room to fish the rubber line up through all the stuff that is in the way so its easier to put it on the other side!
More than likely the fuel gauge sending unit located in the fuel tank is faulty.
What does it mean when while trying to accelerate the engine acts as though its running out of gas however the vehicle has a full tank?
Could be as simple as a dirty/plugged fuel filter.
2.If a tanker truck is filling the station's tank at the time you want to buy gas, do not fill up; most likely dirt and sludge in the tank is being stirred up when gas is being delivered, and you might be transferring that dirt from the bottom of their tank into your car's tank.
if you want it replace and removed by a professional it would depend how old your car is and what kind of condition it is in.....the average though is about 790$ with replacement
If your car is 1996 or newer, than it has a vent solenoid in the gas tank, which is used by the car's computer for evaporative emissions testing. The vent solenoid is usually open, but in your case, it is stuck closed and is not letting air to escape the tank during refueling. Take the car to a r...
Check the choke throttle and linkage for binding that won't allow the choke baffle to close partially when you let off the gas. A good carburetor cleaner will dislodge any gunk or goop - follow the instructions on the can.
What makes a 1995 ford probe 5 speed pull to the side when you give it gas and it goes back when you let off gas?
Its called torque steer and it happens to all front drive cars to some extent. The drive shafts coming from the tranny are of unequal length, long on one side and short on the other because the transmission needs to mounted on the side of the engine bay behind the motor. When you stomp on the gas...
Sounds like you possibly have a plug or two not firing or mis-firing, or maybe dirt in the gas. - Take it for analysis then fix it, Any competent mechanic could likely diagnose it by watching it anyway.
Does the engine rev when you press on the accelerator? If it does check to make sure the emergency brake is not engaged. Is the car an automatic or a standard transmission? You have to make sure it is in gear.If it is a standard the problem is the cluch apparatus, pressure plate etc. If automatic...
That code, stored for diagnostic retrieval purposes, can be cause for your car to fail a smog test.Although this is not particularly hazardous in itself, it is illegal in most states, shown by a warning to shut off the engine while refueling, posted on the pump.
Find out if you can get it back Often, a bank or repossession company will let you get your car back if you pay back the loan in full, along with all the repossession costs, before it's sold at auction.You can sometimes reinstate the loan and work out a new payment plan, too.
Check your power steering fluid level, if that is Ok get into a garage for a proper check up, sounds like a problem that could end up in a nasty accident
What causes a car to start vibrating when you give it gas when driving and smooth out when you let off the gas?
Either it needs CV joints or the tires need to be balanced.
Why cant you see out of the back window of your cabriolet it looks dirty but it wont clean is this eligal?
plastic windows often build a layer of oxidization that can make them hazy and difiicult to see thru. they can be cleaned easily .sing a polishing compound designed for use on plastic, available at most auto parts stores. In a pinch you can use regular car polish for a similar effect.
Yes. The title and registration is the same as putting your name on a hot wheels car for show and tell in Kindergarten. It is still your car, so tell your friend to give it back
What is wrong with your car if your voltage light comes on and it sputters then tries to die when you hit about 15 mph?
Sounds like the car is running off of battery power and the battery is very low on charge. The charging system has failed.
Yes, gas does get old and varnish will develop if it sits for too long. But we're talking months and years here, not weeks. You'll be fine if you drive your car often.
What type of vehicle? What type of engine? More information is needed.
While the aztek is running in park for a few minutes tried to put it in drive but could not I had to turn the motor off then turn it back on to put it in drive?
I have had this same problem with my 04 Aztek. Until recently I could just turn off the ignition wait a few minutes and restart and that would fix. Just the other day I could not get it to reset, so I took off the shift cover and found that the wiring going into the shift sensor were all loose. I...