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2008 MINI Cooper Clubman Base 2dr Coupe

2008 MINI Cooper Clubman
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Subcompact
28 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy
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July 19, 2011, 5:02 pm

Pam H
 

Question: When I fill up the tank with gas car will not start it tries and turns over but wail not start.

New car purchased 6-29-11 Mini Cooper Clubcar and each time I have filled up with gas at different station car will turn over but will not start. All other times starts fine. We bought it out of town and was new had only 25 miles on the car. I have gotten stranded in the car 3 times any suggestions ????


July 20, 2011, 7:55 pm

Tyler O
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Sounds like the EVAP systems purge valve might be leaking or another EVAP issue. This lets fuel vapor flood the engines intake manifold causing hard starting after filling the tank.


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