Pumping gas it stops have to wait to keep pumping

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Asked by Dec 12, 2016 at 04:33 PM about the 2007 Dodge Caravan SE FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced the fuel pump on my 2007 dodge
caravan twice now, when I pump gas it stops and I
have to wait to keep pumping. I replaced the pump
once cause it was bad than replaced again
thought that would fix this new issue but it didn't
the issue is still there. Just need some
sughestions

3 Answers

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Check your EVAP system, a clogged vent line can cause the gas pump to shutoff. Google your make and model's EVAP system to get an understanding of what it is. Fumes from refueling are captured by the EVAP system and returned to the gas tank, but if the line is obstructed or kinked, it can't do that and the pressure rises and triggers the pump's shutoff (the same way when fuel fills up the filler neck past the vent opening and triggers the pumps shutoff.)

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Your gas tank vent is plugged up or otherwise can't breathe.

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disconnect hose from charcoal canister and blow air back toward the fuel cap. there is fuel in the vacuum line. caused from over filling.

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