Receiving bad fuel from a service station is more common than the industry leads on. Bad fuel can be caused by suppliers not mixing the required amount of additives in the fuel or sometimes the tanks can be contaminated with dirt, corrosion or water.
• Engine running rough or lacking power/performance
• Engine harder to start than usual
• Misfiring, pinging or backfiring
• “Engine Check” light may come on
If you suspect that your fuel could be bad drop in to Andrew McClure Mechanical immediately for a check over. The only cure for fixing contaminated fuel is to drain the tank and fill with fresh fuel while cleaning the fuel system in the process.
We recommend only using 95 or 98 for unleaded vehicles and a high grade diesel fuel for diesel vehicles.