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Old 08-02-2001, 08:24 AM   #1
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I've been having this problem off and on all summer. There is a gas station near me that I always go to because it has 93 octane, however for some reason I'm not always able to fill up my tank. I usually put in about 10.5 gallons when I'm almost on E, but when this happens I can only put in 9-9.5. At that point the pump will click off and I can't even over-pump very far. I can come back later to the same place and finish filling my tank after driving around a little bit. Has anyone ever had this problem? Is it the gas station or is there something wrong with my car?

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how weird.. I also have the same problem.. for some reason it wont let me fill up all the way.. the gas pump will click off saying that its full.. so i get in the car and the gas pin is like a quarter inch away from the full mark.. I just noticed that a few days ago..
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Old 08-02-2001, 11:49 AM   #3
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That explains one of my fill-ups with the CRX.

The counter on the pump read 12.9 gallons when I filled it up - my tank is 11.2 gallons.
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Old 08-02-2001, 01:20 PM   #4
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I've had the same exact problem on a certain pump at the local gas station..I felt like such a homo! It kept clicking off when I had like 2gallons in..
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Old 08-02-2001, 01:21 PM   #5
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The counter on the pump read 12.9 gallons when I filled it up - my tank is 11.2 gallons.
you got ripped off
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Old 08-02-2001, 05:30 PM   #6
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Check to see if u'r gas tank is dented. Same prob on my GS-R. I had a huge dent in the middle.

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Old 08-03-2001, 01:06 PM   #7
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yeah, if a pump clicks off on me, like twice I will hang it up and go to a gas station that does maintenance on their pumps.
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That explains one of my fill-ups with the CRX.

The counter on the pump read 12.9 gallons when I filled it up - my tank is 11.2 gallons.
Contact your State Auditor, the person who does the weights and measurements cause there ripping people off and there measurements are wrong.
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Ahhhhh so thats probably what has happen those gas station doesn't get their shiet fix
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im having the same problem. the last 2 fillups it would only allow me to put in around 9 gallons. ive had the car for 2 years and ive put in like 10.9 gallons before but the last 2 fillups have just been crappy. ive only got 200 miles out of this tank!
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going to work today, i stopped by the ol gas station to filler'up. my fuel light came on and i figured i better or else! :D so i pull in. the integra has an 11 gallon tank right? i only put in 7 gallons before it started overflowing. i checked the receipt from the last time i filled up and it was only 8 gallons.

whats up with this? do i need a new gas tank? are they expensive? i have a pretty nice dent from the previous owner in the gas tank but ive driven the car for over 2 years with not a problem. now all of sudden i cant get a full tank of gas! it happens at any gas station i goto so i know its not just the pump. HELP ME!


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Old 08-16-2001, 09:14 AM   #12
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The teg has a 13.1 gallon tank. Usually when my fuel light goes on, I have ~3 gallons left in the tank since I usually can pump in only 10-10.5 gallons. The light shouldn't go on if you can only put in 7-8 gallons. I think your fuel meter or whatever it is that sense fuel levels in the tank is not working right.

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going to work today, i stopped by the ol gas station to filler'up. my fuel light came on and i figured i better or else! :D so i pull in. the integra has an 11 gallon tank right? i only put in 7 gallons before it started overflowing. i checked the receipt from the last time i filled up and it was only 8 gallons.

whats up with this? do i need a new gas tank? are they expensive? i have a pretty nice dent from the previous owner in the gas tank but ive driven the car for over 2 years with not a problem. now all of sudden i cant get a full tank of gas! it happens at any gas station i goto so i know its not just the pump. HELP ME!


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Old 08-16-2001, 10:43 AM   #13
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how does the car know when the fuel tank is getting low? is there a little floatie thing in the gas tank? something i can replace for cheap? the previous owner smacked the gas tank and it has a big dent in it but it has never done this before until a few weeks ago. i just dont wanna be stuck on the side of the road or pay some ungodly amount of money for a new gas tank.

more power the red 97 gsr's out there! :D go red teg owners! hehehee!
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