How do I stop my fuel from spraying back out the filler tube?

Asked by Apr 28, 2008 at 11:20 AM about the 1999 Kia Sephia LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I called the dealer and was told there was a valve which controled the fuel shut off, but they didn't have any advice on how to remedy the problem. Just said that it was probably stuck.

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If it sprays fuel out any time that you put gas in it then the vent hose is clogged up.


That was a recall issue on my 1998. Dealer should have to fix it for free! I just use lower flow and never have a problem.

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