Refueling Problems? - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Technical Chat

General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-23-2013, 04:16 PM   #1
Lex4alifoci4wil
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Fan#: 105714
Location: San Diego, CA
What I Drive: 2003 2.3 Twilight Blue ZX3

Posts: 5
FF Reputation: 1 Lex4alifoci4wil Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Refueling Problems?

When I refuel at any gas station at anytime of the day, I am only able to refuel approx .8 gallons of fuel at a time, then i have to squeeze the handle again to get another .8 gallons. I takes me forever to refuel my car when i need to. On the other hand I AM still able to fill up my gas tank, it just takes a little while, has anyone had or have this problem?


Lex4alifoci4wil is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-23-2013, 05:54 PM   #2
streetfocus
Focus Addict
 
streetfocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Fan#: 5768
Location: Austin, TX
What I Drive: 2004 Black Focus SVT

Posts: 1,111
Points 2,551, Level 30
Points: 2,551, Level: 30 Points: 2,551, Level: 30 Points: 2,551, Level: 30
Level Up 68% Completed
Level up: 68% Level up: 68% Level up: 68%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 streetfocus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
It sounds like there is some blockage just inside the fueling point. Either a defect from manufacture, damaged from someone jamming the nozzle in there hastily, or possibly something stuck or stuffed into the fuel tank(like a piece of cloth from revenge or rubber from siphoning). Just possible guesses. How many gallons are you able to get into the tank?
__________________
05 ZX3: Steeda intake, 67mm TB, custom 2.5 Magnaflow exhaust, Tom's Tune.

New: 04 SVT : K&N panel filter, 3 performance motor mounts, Taylor wires, orp, 67mm TB, Tom's Tune.
streetfocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-23-2013, 06:45 PM   #3
Angelslave
Focus Enthusiast
 
Angelslave's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Fan#: 35260
Location: East Providence, RI
What I Drive: 2002 & 2005 ZX3s, 2006 Mustang

Posts: 50
FF Reputation: 1 Angelslave Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I had that same problem, turned out to be a spider egg sac stuck in the vent tube (factory installed spider egg sac, I kid you not)
Angelslave is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-23-2013, 06:47 PM   #4
Lex4alifoci4wil
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Fan#: 105714
Location: San Diego, CA
What I Drive: 2003 2.3 Twilight Blue ZX3

Posts: 5
FF Reputation: 1 Lex4alifoci4wil Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I am able to fill the tank completly, the exact gallons I'm not to sure, I will have to look at my last receipt.
Lex4alifoci4wil is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-24-2013, 03:52 PM   #5
rambleon84
So mote be it
 
rambleon84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Fan#: 51521
Location: columbus, OH
What I Drive: 2007 Dark Toreador Red ZX3

Posts: 5,643
Points 7,752, Level 59
Points: 7,752, Level: 59 Points: 7,752, Level: 59 Points: 7,752, Level: 59
Level Up 1% Completed
Level up: 1% Level up: 1% Level up: 1%
Forum Activity 19%
Activity: 19% Activity: 19% Activity: 19%
FF Reputation: 23 rambleon84 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (15)
Moved to: General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Similar situations here:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...79#post4553479
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...&highlight=gas
rambleon84 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-25-2013, 10:22 AM   #6
Lex4alifoci4wil
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Fan#: 105714
Location: San Diego, CA
What I Drive: 2003 2.3 Twilight Blue ZX3

Posts: 5
FF Reputation: 1 Lex4alifoci4wil Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Thanks for the help everybody.
Lex4alifoci4wil is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:51 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat