Gas tank

Tiny
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  • 2004 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
  • 10,000 MILES
I think syrup was put in my gas tank can I find out if it true
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 10:00 AM

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Tiny
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You would need to remove the fuel tank and have the fuel tested to confirm. Check the fuel filter as well.

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 12:21 PM
Tiny
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What would I be checking for in the tank and fuel filter
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 12:24 PM
Tiny
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Gooo. It would be like a sludge that settles at the bottom of the tank

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 12:26 PM
Tiny
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But how would I know it's syrup and not just gunk in the fuel tank if so how long can I run the car and what damages can it do
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 12:29 PM
Tiny
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You would need to have it tested somewhere to be sure

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 12:30 PM
Tiny
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Ok what kind of damages can it do to the car and about how long can I use it since it's the holidays
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 1:19 PM
Tiny
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I would not use it as it may contaminate the pump. Injectors and lines requiring replacement of all fuel system components

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 1:41 PM
Tiny
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Ok thanks
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 AT 1:43 PM

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