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How Using the Wrong Fuel Affects Vehicles

August 14, 2018

Every now and then, people space out and put the wrong type of fuel in their car. This could be the result of using the wrong pump, or simply pressing the wrong button at the pumping station. This is particularly harmful when mixing diesel and regular gasoline. Here is some information from a mobile mechanic in Taft, CA about how the wrong fuel could affect your vehicle. Diesel fuel in a gasoline engine In theory, diesel fuel would not ignite in an engine that takesstandard gasoline, because diesel fuel does not vaporize in the same manner as gas. Gasoline engines... View Article

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