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    Filling the car with petrol

    I've noticed when filling the car with petrol the hose trips out. But if I take my time with putting the petrol in it can take another 6 litres before it the tank is actually full and almost overflowing.

    Has Audi purposely deigned it for some reason so there is a 6 litre gap between the fuel hose telling me that the tank is full and when it is actually is?

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    No...it just depends how fast the pump is as to how soon you get blow back. a slow pump will fill to the top.
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    If I do trickle the fuel into the tank it seems to cause an air-lock and I have to wait for it to clear before I can continue with the filling. It's very annoying and time consuming.

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    I find if I insert the nozel in as far as it goes it trips out when filling with lever fully depressed. However, if I pull it out slightly then I can fill as quickly as I want, without it tripping anymore.

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    Find the same with every car I've had.

    When I was in Germany we got tax free fuel that came in the form of pre-paid 10 litre vouchers. I could quite often be just over the 10 multiple and then still manage to use the rest of that 10 so as to not waste a whole voucher on just a few litres.

    I think the CTR was the worst though. Nearly managed an entire voucher after the click!
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    my N/A 2.0 FSI is the worst car I've ever owned for filling. I need to put the nozzle in upside down to get it to go in without clicking off. I have worked on petrol stations/garages all my days so I know the dynamics of these things LOL
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    It sounds like I have to live with time consuming refuelling if I want to fill the tank to the top.
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