When filling your vehicles fuel tank, do you stop at even number or when pump clicks off?

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  • marty
    Lv 7
    8 months ago
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    I just go until it stops. Never worry about the amount since I always use a card at the pump.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    put gas in to it stops

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    I usually push it up to a number that I want

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  • zipper
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    You do what is right for you, not what I do is none of your business!

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  • 8 months ago

    I stop when the tank is full.

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  • 8 months ago

    I fill up at Costco, and it's not real close to my house so I put in as much gas as possible. Where I live, gas is a buck a gallon cheaper than in California.

  • arther
    Lv 5
    8 months ago

    I just put $100 at a time in it never gets past 3/4 of a tank so I don't have that worry Id need closer to $200 fill both tanks then Id stop when it clicked off cursing and swearing about the cost of fuel. when I brought the car 15 years a go it cost half this much to fill the bloody thing up.

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  • 8 months ago

    I just put $20 worth of gas in the tank when I get gas. Filling the tank all the way tends to flood the charcoal canister and cause a good $600 in repairs.

    Source(s): Mitsubishi Master Tech
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    • KY-Clay
      Lv 7
      8 months agoReport

      Wow!! So very wrong and absolute ridicoulas answer. No way will it flood the charcoal canister. And you claim to be a Master Tech.

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  • 8 months ago

    I stop when the pump shuts off.

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  • 8 months ago

    I haven't done that since they installed card readers instead of requiring you to pay inside.

    Note: The claim that it damages the EVAP canister is VASTLY overstated.

    • Anon8 months agoReport

      No. bax and others have diagnosed hard starts and check engine lites to saturated carbon canisters. Warming in an oven fixes them.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    I stop when the pump clicks off. You could ruin your vehicles vapor canister by topping up.

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