Gas Tank

Asked by Mar 23, 2012 at 11:26 AM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cannot put more than 1/2 to 3/4 gallons of gas in at a time then gas pump shuts off

8 Answers

13,095

you need to get a new vent valve, yours is stuck closed

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30

This happened on my 07 I took my compressor dialed it down to 20 psi put the blow pipe in the filler neck put a rag around it and pulled the valve for about 1 minute, have'nt had a problem with it since.

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7,245

the valve is part of the tank, you will have to replace the fuel tank itself to correct properly.

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13,095

no its not, theyre a removable replaceable part.

7,245

If it is prior to 2001 yes you can, the newer 2002 1/2 and up you can not, was a chrysler tech for 12 years ive replaced enough to know this. Unless you want to try to alter your fuel tank and that is not a good idea, insurance companies love it when they find evidence of tampering with the fuel system and it catches fire or doesn't work properly...

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1,255

Try not to put the nozzle so far in. Some pumps put out more pressure but if you back the nozzle out just a bit it may be ok.

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365

VENT ISSUE WITH RAM1500 GAS TANK. I just worked on my tank last week. I took and sprayed some WD40 into the vent line going to the tank. I let it set for 2-3 hours. I then took and blew in and out on the line which freed up the check ball. Once it is freed up you will hear it move. It has been one week and I have not had any issues with it since. VENT ISSUE WITH RAM1500 GAS TANK. I just worked on my tank last week. I took and sprayed some WD40 into the vent line going to the tank. I let it set for 2-3 hours. I then took and blew in and out on the line which freed up the check ball. Once it is freed up you will hear it move. It has been one week and I have not had any issues with it since. UPDATE:Just want to update everyone and let them know that the check ball is still working great. I think I'm going to oil it every month just to make sure that this do not happen again. (5/27/2014)

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365

It is 8/2/2014 it has been over two months and my vent issue has not come back. The WD40 did the job. Remember you do not have to pull the tank off to do this.

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