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I had someone put kerosene in my gas tank of my Dodge Durango. How can I clean it out? Is it safe to drive?
When putting gas into my car's gas tank, the gas station's pump nozzle repeatedly cuts off before the tank is full. Car is a 2 year old Honda CRV
Car is a 1992 Pontiac Grand AM,six cylinder, 3300 engine, 68,000 miles. Last April or May while slowing down for a stop light at an intersecration, the engine suddley started "chugging" and quit completely. Put in park and turned key and car started immediately. Upon shifting it into drive the engine killed.This would continue for about five times before ...
The engine light went off this week, and the auto place says I have an evaporation problem by the fuel tank. He advised the gas tank will have to come out to check the hoses before they can give me an idea if that\
help I have tried every recommendation possible I think concerning an engine light that just wont go out. It goes out for about one week and like clock work two days after I fill up the gas tank the light comes back on. replaced spark plugs, oxygen sensors, cleaned out air filters, and hoses leading to air flow. The only way the light goes out is if I ...
I had the fuel pump on my 2000 Chevy Suburban replaced. When I got the car back my gas tank was almost empty it had 140 worth of fuel in it. couldn't the mechanic put the fuel back? or did they keep it for themselves?
How can we fix the "cage" that holds up the gas tank or is it the muffler, without having to go and spend a lot of money. We do not want to keep putting money in it. Thank you for your help

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