E15 gasoline could harm your car engine

English: EPA's final E15 label to be displayed...

English: EPA’s final E15 label to be displayed in all E15 fuel dispensers in the U.S. The E15 label informs consumers about what vehicles can, and what vehicles and equipment cannot, use E15. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The EPA is at it again.  I posted this as a warning that E15 could harm you car engine.

Excerpt:  In the letter, the EPA said that “in the case of E15 and E10 being dispensed from the same hose” the agency would require people to purchase “at least four gallons of fuel” in order to prevent vehicles with smaller fuel tanks from being exposed to fuel blends greater than 10 volume percent ethanol.

Automakers have heavily criticized the decision to introduce E15 fuel into the automobiles.

“Ford does not support the introduction of E15 into the marketplace for the legacy fleet.  … Fuel not approved in the owner’s manual is considered misfueling and any damage resulting from misfueling is not covered by the warranty,” the Ford Motor Company said last year.

It has been reported that the American Petroleum Institute estimates that more than five million vehicles on the road could be harmed by E15 fuel.

Read more: here.


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