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Old 05-27-2012, 08:03 PM   #1
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gas tank spits up

Has any one had a problem with their gas tank spitting up on then when filling up at the pump? I'm not sure what's causing it but I have to fill up very sleekly our else i'm paying for all the gas on the ground also
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I don't know about TJs but JKs have had a problem with the backflush valve, they even had a recall on them, I think. Not sure how hard they are to replace, but I bought an '07 JKU last year and it did it right off the bat. I took it to the dealer and they replaced the entire gas tank (said it was easier than replacing the valve).
Hopefully it's easier on TJs.

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Old 05-27-2012, 08:19 PM   #3
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That's a very common problem with TJs. Someone has posted a fix for it in the forum. I will see if I can find the thread and post a link for you.
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Old 05-30-2012, 11:43 AM   #5
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Thanks for the input. I'll have to try it out. Didn't realize it was such a big issue
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