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Every time I pump fuel my KIA Sportage spits gas back out at me.

(2002 Kia Sportage)
in Fort Lupton, CO on April 18, 2013
While fueling my car with the fuel nozzle inserted in at different angles, depths, etc..., the gas will spit back out at me.
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of Loveland Tire and Service on April 22, 2013
Is your check engine light on? This symptom could be caused by a clogged fuel tank vent system which should trigger a check engine light and related code. If the check engine light is on or has been on, you may want to have the vehicle checked for codes to see if there are any for the evaporative system.
on November 30, 2013
I had the same problem, although there are many solutions, mine was replacing the charcoal filter.
on March 23, 2015
where is the charcoal filter located at?
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