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Category: Toyota
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When pumping gas the nozzle keeps kicking off, runs same as

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when pumping gas the nozzle keeps kicking off
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: runs same as usual
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2001 toyota 4runner
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: looking to do it my self. Only thing i looked up on line. got 3 answers what it could be. purge valve to canister vent solenoid at the charcoal canister
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Fixitman replied 10 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** you for the question. Most of the time this is caused by the vent valve being bad. It is a common failure. It can also be a restriction in the fill tube but that does not happen too often. The vent tubes should also be checked for restrictions which will require that the fuel tank be dropped. I hope this helps. Please let me know if you need further assistance.