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Old 10-13-2017, 07:34 PM   #1
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2009 Tioga 31M fuel fill problem

I did a search and could not find a thread that has covered this, if their is one, please direct me.

I will be surprised if others have not had this issue. My problem is this. I have a 32' Tioga class C. The fuel filler is at the rear behind the license plate, and the fuel tank is up at the rearend. Long run for the fuel fill tube and their is little to no drop in the tube from fill to tank. If I am on level ground I can usually get an almost full tank in it. If the ground is unlevel like anywhere on either coast I have to navigate the coach to where I am nose down hill in order to fill. If I am even the slightest nose upward I can't get even 2 gallons in it, on an empty tank. Very frustrating when you are trying to get a 32' coach with a towd attached to a gasoline pump. I am sure I am not the only one that wishes truck stops would put at least one regular unleaded pump out with the big rigs so we could have adequate room to get to a pump.
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Old 10-14-2017, 08:35 AM   #2
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Possibly a venting issue. When your putting fuel in the air has to come out. Several different ways for that to happen. Primary one is back through the filler neck. Second one is thru the canister vent system assuming it's a gas engine. If the canister vent is full of dust and dirt then it can't vent air out when filling the tank.
You're having issues. Good luck with finding the problem and getting it corrected.
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