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    First fuel up

    I went through my first tank of gas on my 2014 Optima EX. Today, I went to fill the tank and the pump never shut off like it should when it's near full. I could hear the fuel level reaching the top of the filler pipe, but was waiting for the pump to shut off. It never happened and I ended up dumping about a cup on the ground (and all over the side of my freshly waxed car). Is this just a fluke with the pump I was on or is something wrong with my car?
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    Pump. The gas handle's venturi pipe should have filled with fuel and cut off the pump. However, I have learned not to 'top off' the tank. When it cuts off the first time, that's it, she's full. Shake and replace.

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    Ok then it was me because I didn't fully seat the gas handle into the filler neck....lol
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    That will do it - lesson learned.

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