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I have a 2006 Tundra that overflows gas from the tank every…

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I have a 2006...

I have a 2006 Tundra that overflows gas from the tank every time I pump gas to it.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

It seems normal

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tundra yourself? What have you tried so far?

Its in the shop but the mechanic hasn't figured out whats causing it yet

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On;y 2 things can be to blame. There is a restriction in the fuel tank inlet or the EVAP system is not allowing the tank to breath and expel its vapors into the charcoal canister. The more common is the vapor vent valve on the tank stuck closed and when you ful up the liquid takes the place of the air and that air needs to go somewhere but can not and that results in the nozzle sensing pressure.

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