How does water get in a gas tank?

My friend just had an expensive repair because there was water in his gas tank. Now I’m paranoid. How does water get in a gas tank?

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Answer provided by
Nick Kunze
Answered on Aug 03, 2022
How water can get in your gas tank includes:
  • A broken fuel cap
  • Bad top fuel pump
  • Contaminated fuel
Water in your gas tank can cause issues like rust, a sputtering engine, or a dead engine. Thankfully, most of the ways are avoidable if you’re cautious.
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