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Gas tank doesn't fill all the way up


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Has anyone noticed that their gas tank on the 997-1 doesn't always fill to the top?

I just recently got a 2008 997 S. When the gas stops pumping and the hose clicks off, I think it's full...but then, after I start the car and drive off, I notice that the gauge is not at the 4/4 mark but closer to the 3/4 mark.

The next time this happened, I checked the guage as soon as it stopped pumping and again it was closer to the 3/4 mark. So I tried to pump more gas but the pump kept stopping as if it reached it's max.

Could this be specific to that gas station's pumps? Or my gas tank?

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Has anyone noticed that their gas tank on the 997-1 doesn't always fill to the top?

I just recently got a 2008 997 S. When the gas stops pumping and the hose clicks off, I think it's full...but then, after I start the car and drive off, I notice that the gauge is not at the 4/4 mark but closer to the 3/4 mark.

The next time this happened, I checked the guage as soon as it stopped pumping and again it was closer to the 3/4 mark. So I tried to pump more gas but the pump kept stopping as if it reached it's max.

Could this be specific to that gas station's pumps? Or my gas tank?

Could be a function of a particular pump so the obvious question is.... Have you experienced this at other stations ?

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Has anyone noticed that their gas tank on the 997-1 doesn't always fill to the top?

I just recently got a 2008 997 S. When the gas stops pumping and the hose clicks off, I think it's full...but then, after I start the car and drive off, I notice that the gauge is not at the 4/4 mark but closer to the 3/4 mark.

The next time this happened, I checked the guage as soon as it stopped pumping and again it was closer to the 3/4 mark. So I tried to pump more gas but the pump kept stopping as if it reached it's max.

Could this be specific to that gas station's pumps? Or my gas tank?

Could be a function of a particular pump so the obvious question is.... Have you experienced this at other stations ?

I've literally had the car for just over 3 weeks now and as such have only filled it 3 times...all at the same gas station...but different pumps. I'll try another gas station, as well as trying to ease up on the nozzle insertion. Thanks.

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Has anyone noticed that their gas tank on the 997-1 doesn't always fill to the top?

I just recently got a 2008 997 S. When the gas stops pumping and the hose clicks off, I think it's full...but then, after I start the car and drive off, I notice that the gauge is not at the 4/4 mark but closer to the 3/4 mark.

The next time this happened, I checked the guage as soon as it stopped pumping and again it was closer to the 3/4 mark. So I tried to pump more gas but the pump kept stopping as if it reached it's max.

Could this be specific to that gas station's pumps? Or my gas tank?

This may sound crazy but it worked for me. A friend told me to try turning the pump handle upside (a80 degrees) from normal position and it works. I cant explain why but it does. 2001 996. Give it a try.

Scott

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