E15 gas problems any local stations sell this

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common sense

Erie, PA

#1 Jan 30, 2013
Are there any local stations selling this junk? I have to admit I haven't looked but after reading the news today I surely do not want it in my vehicle

The key points from the API report are below:

The additional E15 testing, completed this month, has identified an elevated incidence of fuel pump failures, fuel system component swelling, and impairment of fuel measurement systems in some of the vehicles tested. E15 could cause erratic and misleading fuel gauge readings or cause faulty check engine light illuminations. It also could cause critical components to break and stop fuel flow to the engine. Failure of these components could result in breakdowns that leave consumers stranded on busy roads and highways. Fuel system component problems did not develop in the CRC tests when either E10 or E0 was used. It is difficult to precisely calculate how many vehicles E15 could harm. That depends on how widely it is used and other factors. But, given the kinds of vehicles tested, it is safe to say that millions could be impacted.

jacques custodian

Clyde, OH

#2 Jan 30, 2013
I don't drink gasoline so why would I expect my car to drink alcohol....its lunacy

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