85 Caprice won't take gas

Asked by Jun 19, 2017 at 05:36 PM about the 1985 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Everyone I try to put gas in the car or
spills back onto me. The other day she
wpuldntbstart because urban out of gas
haven't gotten the gas meter fixed yet. I
put 5$ in her and she started up perfectly.
About 10mins after I tried to put another
5$ of gas in and it wouldnt take it om lik
3.47 got in before it started spilling out.
Ive tried slow pumping but its basically
pouring out still. What could be causing
this? Can I fix myself or is my best bet a
mechanic?

1 Answer

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There could be a problem with the EVAP system, may be plugged up not allowing the air to escape when putting gas into the tank, or the gas tank is just full of gas, and can't put anymore into it. Best to have someone look at it so your sure. Need to get that gas gauge fixed.

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