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Old 10-19-2007, 11:04 PM   #1
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Question Cant fill up Sentra.. wont go to full

Hey guys, so I'm in a bit of a dilemma.
I recently got an 04 Sentra, (got a little ripped off by the dealer, but thats a long story and not so new, I'm sure). Anyway, so here's the problem: When I fill up my car, it doesn't go to full, only about 3/4. My mechanic changed the reservuar, but that didn't help much. Basically lost, confused and almost ready to give up...
any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-19-2007, 11:07 PM   #2
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My friend had the same problem on his altima..for him it was a sensor or selenoid or somethin..the car would basically fill a gallon at a time then shut off, if you didnt wait a few seconds, and tried to keep filling the fuel would basically overflow and start slowly pouring back out. PM Nissan_Altima on here maybe he remembers what was replaced
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Old 11-07-2007, 07:38 AM   #3
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Check the lines running into the tank. On the 89 i just bought it was spitting gas back out if i tried to fill it to fast. The hose was twisted and smashed. If thats not it check and make sure all of you sensors are working.
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