When does gasoline get old?
Wed, 6 Feb 2002 18:26:11 -0500
At 2:30 PM -0800 2/6/02, Tony Lum wrote:
>Anybody know how old gasoline can sit around before it goes bad? Reason I
>ask it that I let my 5kcstq sit at work since August 2001 because I been
>busy with other affairs (mainly my urq) and I just fired it up yesterday
>and it started right away.
I would run a bottle of injector cleaner, like Techron constant use formula.
> Had to charge the battery before I turned the
>key, but basically it started like I've been driving it every day. Of
>course the extreme case has to be when I left my '80 5ks sitting in my
>driveway for 9 years or so (got busy at work). I had to replace the fuel
>pump AND the gas tank in that case.
In that case, the t-belt should have been changed before you started
the car. You're lucky it didn't snap.
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