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Old 10-09-2012, 04:46 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Dark 007 View Post
That sounds like it could be the problem, but i'm interested on what could be clogging it. Dirt perhaps?!?... I shall try unclogging it with compressed air.


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If you force compressed air in then you will be forcing flammable fuel vapor back out - I do not think that is a good idea.
When you add fuel air needs to escape from the tank. To do this there is a vent tube that usually runs alongside the filler pipe. I think either the filler pipe is kinked or the vent tube is blocked.
I would call a Ford dealer service department or a good independent repair shop, describe what is happening and ask if they have heard of it before.
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