Ok I'm a dodge owner but my buddy has a 2012 F150 & we were talking & he turns the truck off every time he pumps gas but on my dodge I don't have to so on his truck does he have to shut the truck off

Asked by Jun 11, 2015 at 07:50 PM about the 2012 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab

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His truck is 2012 Ford F150 V6

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IMO, it makes sense to shut down the vehicle while refueling. Aside from burning fuel while sitting idle..you've got a hot exhaust and electrical components while could potentially spark a fire from fuel vapors at the gas station. Just not worth the risk from my perspective. Here's some thoughts from a few other people: http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2143332

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Do not know about Dodge trucks by Ford trucks will do an evap test at various times while the truck is running. It will attempt to pull a vacuum on the gas tank to make sure fuel vapors are not escaping into the atmosphere. I would suspect if the trucks attempts to run the test while filling the tank with the engine running you run the risk of pulling raw liquid fuel into the charcoal canister, destroying/damaging it or setting a fault code since the filler pipe is part of the sealed system once the nozzle is removed. If the system cannot pull the vacuum it will send a code and the resulting check engine light on the dash.

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If I'm not mistaken, ITS THE LAW!!!!!!

Really ! Like EVERYONE FOLLOWS THE LAW people get road rage all the time, do drive by shooting, speed, excetra

Bud it could mess something, I had a customer come in and he left his running a lot and needles to say $2900 later he wasn't a happy person, oh PYROLION, argumentguy is right like everyone follows the laws I bet you broke at least 20 with in a week time period grow up this isn't facebook or Twitter !¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!!!!

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