How to Dispose of Old Gasoline (6 Methods)

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Gas. It’s on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. Prices are going up and there’s no end in sight, from what I can tell.* So, let’s say you have an old beater that’s been collecting dust in your front yard, but it gets slightly better fuel economy than your Toyota Sequoia (ha), so … Read more

Can Gas Freeze in Your Car or Gas Can?

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The average vehicle is exposed to a wide range of weather conditions within its service life, which often includes extreme fluctuations in temperature. While many motorists are well aware of the stress placed upon a vehicle when operated in stifling heat, far fewer realize that the blistering cold can prove equally troublesome. One of the … Read more

What is Flex Fuel? (Pros, Cons, and FAQs)

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While flex-fuel might not be a new thing, it is gaining popularity, and many people still don’t know what it is. Should you be looking for a vehicle that uses flex-fuel, and why is it usually cheaper at the pump? More importantly, what is flex-fuel anyways? Whether you’re looking at buying a new vehicle or … Read more

Bleach in a Gas Tank? (Short and Long Term Effects)

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While it’s unlikely that you’ve intentionally poured bleach into your own gas tank, it’s not unheard of for people to try and get back at someone they don’t like by mixing things into their gas tank. But what do you do if you suspect you’re a victim of someone that has bleached your gas tank? … Read more

What Happens if You Put Gasoline in a Diesel Engine?

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If you’re at the gas station and you accidentally fill your diesel engine vehicle with regular gasoline, then it can cause a lot of problems for your vehicle. You see, diesel engines do not depend on spark plugs like gasoline engines do. The gasoline engine depends on the spark plug for the gasoline fuel to … Read more

What Happens When You Put Sugar in a Gas Tank?

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Since automobiles were first sold to consumers, there has been a myth floating around about what happens if you pour sugar into a car’s gas tank. The common belief is that pouring sugar into a gas tank will cause the engine of the vehicle to become disabled. You’ve probably seen movies where mischievous characters secretly … Read more

Water in the Gas Tank (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

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It is possible for water to get into your vehicle’s gas tank when you’re pumping new gas into it at the gas station. The weather outside can also cause condensation to form which puts water in your gas tank as well. Whichever way it happens, when water gets into a vehicle’s gas tank, it needs … Read more