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It seems like all of the stations here in the Atlanta area also say to not top off the tank. I always just run it to the next 5 cents, out of habit, but I've never had one keep me from doing that. Sounds like a messed up pump. I did fill up last week using pay-at-the-pump. And when I checked my receipt later, it said:

GAS TOTAL $ 13.25
TOTAL $113.25

What??? :eek: :eek:

Luckily, they only hit my account for $13.25, but it is wise to look closely at those receipts. I was worried that some junior criminal was inside the station punching in extra numbers, and then grabbing the cash out of the register! It could happen, I guess. :smile:

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This probably belongs in another thread but I thought I'd mention it anyway. My wife had to have the ECM replaced twice on her Subaru. The dealer said it was probably due to overfilling the gas tank and the computer not reading proper pressure or flow. She started pumping her own without topping up and so far no problem.
I wonder if that could happen to the Bullitt?
 

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Karl, I was in Jersey a few years ago and all the stations were full service (with prices to match). I was told that was state law in NJ. Weird, huh?

Regarding malfunctioning gas pumps, sometimes if you remove the nozzle and then replace it not so far in the tank it will work. I have heard for years not to top off so you should only do this if you're sure it's not really full yet.
 

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I've had the same pumping problem before, if you pull the nozel out a little bit you should be able to continue pumping. About the whole topping off thing, you really don't need to worry about that anymore. It was more of a concern with the older cars that used charcoal canisters to filter the gas fumes. If you filled your tank up to much the gas could flow back up the line and into the canister and that's why you weren't supposed to top off. The other reason not to top off is because some dillweed will keep trying to get more gas into his tank and ends up spilling it all over the ground and then someone pulls in smoking a cigarette and....no more gas station. This all coming from a former gas station attendant/mechanic in high school. :smile:
 
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