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    Engine : 3.2

    Year : 2005

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    Has anyone else noticed if there fuel filler neck can be wobbled? mine can and I was wondering if this is normal.

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    Mine does too as it's only set into a flexible rubber mounting, don't worry about it, seems pretty normal!

    On the topic, has anyone else ever got the pump nozzle jammed in the neck when fueling? I got one stuck the other day, seemed to be jamming up with the metal flap inside. Wish they'd kept the vectra b design, never had a problem.

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    yep, had one jammed myself..

    i never put the filler right in now..it gets trapped in the gate flap..

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    Not just me that's looked a right tool at Sainsburys then!

    I wasn't impressed!!

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    i got mine jammed to

    had to give a right pull to get it out .. i know the tool feeling there were 3 car behind me

    i never put in all the way in now

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    Yup, done it too. Tried to look calm whilst trying desperately to yank the damn thing out

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    worst thing is when you fill right up and click the pump stops you pull the nozel out the flap closes and a load of fuel hits it and spills out over the rear quater and bumper

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanian View Post
    Has anyone else noticed if there fuel filler neck can be wobbled? mine can and I was wondering if this is normal.
    This is to help prevent earthing of the fuel, nothing worse than a spark during refuelling!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisgettings View Post
    i got mine jammed to
    had to give a right pull to get it out .. i know the tool feeling there were 3 car behind me
    i never put in all the way in now
    Quote Originally Posted by Caterman View Post
    Yup, done it too. Tried to look calm whilst trying desperately to yank the damn thing out
    Sounds like you both have diesel Vectras!
    I see this almost every day at the petrol stations I own, and almost once a week we have to call out the AA for someone who can't work it free
    I've had this happen on my own twice, just to prove and work out why it happens, but I'm wise to it now

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