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Check your gas lines or the fuel filter if any of them are leaking
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Why does our gas tank stop filling when it`s not full? A mismatch between the fuel filler neck and the fuel pump filler nozzle. The dispensing tube /nozzle on the end of the fuel pump hose has a flow sensor system . If it detects that the flow into the gas tank is not flowing free then it shuts off.
In many cases, what causes your car to spit out gas is in the fuel filler vent not ventilating the fuel. When the fuel is not properly ventilated, pressure may start to build in the gas tank. This pressure results in the car spitting to reduce the pressure in the tank when the fuel nozzle is removed.
Though it naturally degrades and loses combustibility over time due to oxidation and evaporation of its volatile compounds, gasoline usually lasts 3 to 6 months when properly stored in a tightly sealed gas can or metal tank that`s within the capacity limits recommended by your local fire department (usually no more …
“Typically, it will light up when the tank is below 10% to 15% of its capacity.” In general, after the gas light comes on, Muñoz says it`s safe to drive about 20 to 30 miles in a smaller vehicle or up to 50 miles in a larger vehicle.
As a general rule, it`s best to avoid letting your vehicle run low on gas. Car care experts recommend not letting your fuel level drop below ¼ tank. There are a few reasons for this: It could leave you stranded.
While filling your gas tank full is good, waiting to refill after it runs empty is bad. That damages the car`s fuel pump because it will suck up the little remaining fuel at the tank base together with the dirt, debris, and particles.
If your automobile is having a hard time starting, accelerating, or sputtering and stalling, you might have a clog in your fuel system.
Old and new gas should not be mixed for a variety of reasons, the major ones are; The old gas degrades over time it should not be added because it has already lost it`s combustibility. It can cause sputtering. It might fail to fire it up.
Don`t try to clean it up yourself, start your car or just hope the problem goes away on its own, locate a service station staff member and let them know about it. They have access to a spill kit and all the right safety gear, and they`ve been trained in how to deploy it in all kinds of scenarios.
It seems dangerous to start a car after overfilling, but it`s usually the best thing you can do. After you clean up excess fuel, it`s necessary to start the vehicle to burn off additional gas in the tank. If the gas spill is severe, speak to a professional or someone at the gas station before moving forward.
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I have a husqvarna 323L string trimmer. I stored it after running the tank & carb dry for about two years. I fueled it, then started it, & it ran for a minute then died like I turned the switch off. Since it would not restart, I found the fuel filter had broken off the hardened fuel line & it sucked gummy crap out of the tank & into the carb. Failing at cleaning the carb, I finally put a new carb on it & replaced the pump, hoses & filter. It has ran good till this year. I winterized it with stabilizer & left it with a full tank over the winter. The gas in the tank was gone when I got ready to use it this year. I filled the tank with premix, checked for leaks, then started it. It would run fine for about half a tank, start idling poorly (lean) then cutoff & refuse to restart till I refilled the tank. I finally found the tank had cracks & was letting pressure out of the tank & apparently this was causing the carb to lose it’s ability to siphon gas out of the tank. So I replaced the tank which came with new hoses & a filter, which I properly installed to the carb. It cranked right up, but when it runs a half tank, the carb quits sucking gas out of the tank. When I pump to prime the carb, it moves the fuel into the carb, but the pump never gets hard like it does when I prime the carb when the motor is cold. I have to keep refilling the tank, prime, & then it starts & runs until the tank gets about half empty. The new fuel filter is down in the gas tank properly, but It will not run after it shuts off until I refill the tank & prime. I’m baffled. New tank, new hoses, new filter, new carb, & I can find no leaks in the fuel system. It runs strong. The 323L is a two-stroke & it always cranks on the second pull from cold on a full tank. Any ideas?
Just bought a used leaf blower, homelite, gas leaks out of the gas tank, where the gas tube fits into it.
“top of the gas tank where the gas tube fits into the tank”
I assume you’re describing the gas tank cap. if so, the o-ring is missing from the gas tank cap. You can find those at hardware stores.
Gas tank leak – Husqvarna , No.455 Rancher, 20" Gas – Powered Chainsaw
From weher? between cap?
My tractor stalls like it is starved for gas although the gas tank is full. I,ve changed the fuel filter and the gas cap. I’ve cleaned out the gas tank, gas lines, and the carburetor bowl. The problem seems more acute when the gas tank is full or near full. At this time to alleviate the problem, I blow through the gas cap and the fuel filter fills with gas and it runs good again. But as soon as the fuel filter has no more gas, of course, it stalls until I blow on the gas cap. As the tank gets down to about 1/3 full, the engine runs OK. What else could cause this condition?
I had a similar problem with a sears tractor. close to the carbarator is a rectangle box with a rubber hose going to the engine block – remove the hose and spray carb cleaner in the hose wait a few mins and try again – its a vacuum for the carb
How do you fix a broken gas line to gas tank that was previously glued but does not hold and leaks gas to a Poulan GE21 weedeater?
Buy a new gas tank! Are you serious! Or buy a new weed eater, if you can’t live without this one, those models are cheap, don’t waste your time.
Do you mix gas and oil in this trimmer – Ryobi 30 Cubic Centimeter Curved Shaft Gas Trimmer
Yes. Verifythe ratio, either 40:1 or 50:1
Need gas mix solution – Craftsman 25cc 2-Cycle Gas Blower/Vac
Check age of gas. Cannot be more than 30 days old.
Make sure to use fresh gas w/synthetic 2-cycle oil @ 40:1 ratio
(1 gal.) Gas to 3.2 oz. Oil).Do not use old or stale oil/gas mixture. Always
use the proper oil/gas mix. If you do not, your engine will suffer rapid,
Gas to oil mixture for a RY 26540 – Ryobi 30 Cubic Centimeter Curved Shaft Gas Trimmer
50:1 don’t use outboard motor mix