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Old 05-28-2016, 10:49 AM
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Re: Gas Nozzle Stops On Empty Tank

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When this happens are you using a pump with one of those big plastic boots around the nozzle?

No. Not in my case anyway. I won't go near a station that has a vapor recovery system. Most of the stations around me who have had them, have removed them because of constant customer complaints. Another solution to a non existent problem.

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Re: Gas Nozzle Stops On Empty Tank

news item from 2012:
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The Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday they intend to phase out the rubber boots on gas pump handles now used to capture harmful gasoline vapors while refueling cars.
the arizona-specific rule is https://www.federalregister.gov/arti...stage-ii-vapor
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Re: Gas Nozzle Stops On Empty Tank

I have the same problem. Costco pumps and Shell nozzles seem to be the most problematic. For me, holding the handle higher and pointing the nozzle downward more seems to help, but it takes a number of tries to get it right. Definitely frustrating.
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Re: Gas Nozzle Stops On Empty Tank

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For me, holding the handle higher and pointing the nozzle downward more seems to help, ...
Funny, that is what it recommends in the Ford Escape owner's manual.

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Gas Nozzle Stops On Empty Tank

Also, I have had this same issue on my Summit- ever since I bought it. When I pull up to the pump, 50/50 shot if I am going to have an issue or not. Fortunately I don't drive too much.
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