When pumping gas into my car the gas pump keeps acting like it doesnt want to pump gas into my car

Asked by Nov 13, 2012 at 04:53 PM about the 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when pumping gas into my car it acts like it doesnt want to pump and keeps stopping instead of steadily pumping
gas and also every time it stops it spits gas out of my car. what causes this?

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Don't put the pump nozzle so far into the inlet. When it happens to my car, I back it out a inch or two and it usually works.

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