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What Happens if You Put the Wrong Type of Gas in Your Car?

What Happens if You Put the Wrong Type of Gas in Your Car?

Gas prices can look daunting sometimes. But choosing the right type of gas based on saving pennies per gallon may lead to a costly mistake. Here are some possible things that could happen if you put the wrong fuel in your car.   Putting Diesel Fuel in a Gasoline Engine Car  Diesel fuel should not ignite in an engine that requires gasoline. This is due to the fact that diesel doesn’t vaporize the same way that gasoline does. On the other hand, the gas engine is not capable of combusting diesel. Therefore, once your tank runs out of gasoline, the engine will shut off. If this happens to you, parking and leaving the car off will help minimize the damage to your machine. You will then need to drain the gas tank and fuel lines. While some might do this themselves, it is safest to ask for professional help with draining your car’s fuel line.    Putting Gasoline in a Diesel Engine Car  This mistake is far more dangerous for your vehicle. A diesel eng ... read more

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