I am unable to put more than 1 gallon of gas into the fueltank before it fills up the fillerneck. there is no blockage in the neck. What could cause this?

Asked by Nov 24, 2014 at 02:04 PM about the 1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2 Dr GLS Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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There is a breather tube that runs parallel with the filler tube. It allows air out of the tank while fuel is filling it. If that is blocked, it may cause your symptom.

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