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How long can gasoline be stored?
Last Updated: 14th April, 2020
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People also ask, how long can gasoline be stored in a car?
A: For 12 months when mixed into freshgasoline.Doubling the dosage will keep fuel fresh forup to 2 years.It really depends on the storage conditions, but TheStraight Dopesuggests a storage life of 6 months to a coupleofyears.
Likewise, hOW LONG CAN 2 stroke fuel be kept? Volatile fuels such as petrol andtwostroke mixes will store for up to one year inasealed container.
Considering this, does gasoline go bad over time?
Like a wine without a cork, gas can go bad whenitsits around mingling with air. Fuel actually starts toturnnasty after 30 days. Since your car's fuel system is not anairtightcontainer, precautions have to be taken for long-termstorage. Theeasy solution is an additive called a fuelstabilizer.
What happens when gas sits too long?
Added water can cause incomplete combustion ofgasolineand lead to several problems. If there is enough water,yourgasoline will not ignite. This can cause irregular ignitionandfoul spark plugs, rust the metals in your fuel system, destroythelubrication of fuel injectors and clog lines.