Can overfilling your gas tank cause an explosion?

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Date created: Thu, May 20, 2021 9:13 AM
Date updated: Tue, Sep 27, 2022 2:12 AM

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According to Mooneyhan, you can have some issues at the pump filling up with the evaporative emission control system, but you do not need to worry about explosions. He said, "Realistically, over filling your gas can cause problems, but not explosions. Once it clicks (the nozzle) that is when you should stop."

Can overfilling your gas tank cause an explosion? ... If you overfill your cars fuel tank, what won't fit will just overflow and spatter on to the ground. If it's petrol (gas), you are in a pretty dangerous situation. Liquid petrol is not too bad, but it will rapidly evaporate, and petrol air mixture is really flammable.

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