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02 4RUUNER SR5 - JUST STARTED LEAKING GAS WHEN AT SERVICE

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02 4RUUNER SR5 - JUST STARTED LEAKING GAS WHEN AT SERVICE STATION FOR FILL UP. IF I FILL THE GAS VERY SLOW, THE GAS HOLDS. IF I SQUEEZE THE TRIGGER HARD AND GAS FLOWS VERY FAST - LEAKS OUT NEAR REAR DIFF. HAS 332K MILES AND HAVE NEVER HAD A GAS LEAK OR ODOR. ANY IDEAS?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  john replied 1 year ago.

is it from the fuel tank?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I THINK? ALL I KNOW IS I LOOKED UNDER THE REAR AND IT LOOKED LIKE IT WAS DRIPPING DOWN THE REAR DIFF VERY FAST
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I THINK IT COULD ALSO BE AN ISSUE WITH AIR PRESSURE IN TANK BC IT SEAMS LIKE IF I TRY TO FILL IT FAST, THE GAS COMES UP THE NOZZLE AND LEAKS OUT BEFORE IT HITS GAS CAN ENTRANCE
Expert:  john replied 1 year ago.

is the engine light on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
NOPE. NEVER HAD THIS ISSUE BEFORE AFTER I CHANGED O2 SENSOR
Expert:  john replied 1 year ago.

first we need to check if it the tank or where its leaking from...its possible a faulty fuel vent solenoid