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Re: Don't give me no static ...

...nobody noticed the forecourt covered in petrol,until the pump had delivered 200 litres of petrol ...

Sounds like a faulty nozzle.

The nozzles cut of fuel even if the trigger is held when fuel level hits the nozzle. Let's face it, the nozzles have provision for locking the trigger, just that at least in UK they have elected to remove the locking mechanism (which, when present, also unlocks and releases the trigger when the aforementioned cutoff happens due to sensing fuel at nozzle).

So whether the trigger is held by hand, strapped in via strap/fuel cap, or held by the locking mechanism makes no difference as pump will cut off automatically when fuel starts to build up/splash in the filler pipe.

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