Gas tank won't take gas

Tiny
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I have a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire that is almost on empty and it spits the gas out as soon as we try to put it in suddenly. We looked and there is nothing inside and my husband used a snake type thing to make sure nobody had shoved anything inside and there's nothing in there. It takes gas but you have to put a tiny bit in and let it go down and then a little more. It takes like 20 minutes to put $10 worth of gas in the tank. Any suggestions as to what the problem may be?
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Tuesday, June 19th, 2007 AT 1:46 PM

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Tiny
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There is an internal vent in the filler tube. What happens is the inner and outer tube collapses not allowing the air from inside the tank to be released.

Here is a guide to help you get the problem fixed by replacing the tube. This guide shows the tank being removed and shows the filler.

https://youtu.be/D1AyqeftAmA

Here is how it will be for your car (below)

Please let us know what happens.

Cheers, Ken
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