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What would happen if you put gas in your car while it’s on?
- River EuphratesLv 71 month ago
I would listen to 'thebax' - he's probably the most knowledgeable one here.
- hartLv 61 month ago
the gas fumes can blow your car
- ?Lv 61 month ago
Refueling a running vehicle increases the chances of gas vapors coming into contact with heat or electricity. Anytime you top off your gas tank, there's a chance the gas pump's automatic stop mechanism will fail, causing your gas tank to overflow and spatter gasoline onto the ground.Source(s): https://vapedubai.store/
- 1 month ago
Nothing people do it here all the time.
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- Anonymous1 month ago
You can NEVER BUY GAS THERE AGAIN. They will remember you.
- Phil MLv 71 month ago
Your tank would fill up. But the risk of fire goes way up.
- thebax2006Lv 71 month ago
The charcoal canister vent valve doesn't open and gasoline can back up the filler tube and get into the charcoal canister ruining it. Symptoms of this happening are hot restarts and vent valve codes.
- ?Lv 71 month ago
This was banned a long time ago, when there were often stray sparks in the ignition or electrical system if it was running. Fuel vapor plus a spark can mean - boom! It's far less likely these days, but no-one has considered it appropriate to repeal the requirement. It's better to be unnecessarily cautious than risk it.
Plus there's the likelihood now that the car will detect the cap being missing and throw that up as a fault.
- ?Lv 51 month ago
Refueling a running vehicle increases the chances of gas vapors coming into contact with heat or electricity. Anytime you top off your gas tank, there's a chance the gas pump's automatic stop mechanism will fail, causing your gas tank to overflow and spatter gasoline onto the ground.
- RonLv 71 month ago
An opportunist would steal your car because you left it running while standing in the back