If you gas tank isn't full in cold weather, can that damage your car? Such as condensation forming in the tank and rusting it, and the moisture maybe damages engine components also. I have read conflicting info about this. Has anyone taken a car in for service and discovered damage that can be linked back to this issue? Or is it a non-issue?
posted: Feb. 3, 2011 @ 8:27a
I'd be more worried about running out of gas while stuck in snow, but that's just me.
If it coughs, add some Heat.
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posted: Feb. 3, 2011 @ 9:31a
Never had an issue with it. I lived in New England for 25 years. I have had gas tanks rust through from road salt...yay toyota.
posted: Feb. 3, 2011 @ 10:27a
I had a gas line freeze up once due to moisture (condensation) that formed from an empty gas tank. That happened a long time ago and it may not be as much an issue today with the closed loop fuel systems in cars.
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