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Thanks for the link. How do they figure it gives them better gas mileage? Must be the placebo effect. Now we'll just wait for all of the complaints of fuel system damage to come in.
 

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5W-20 oil and now E15 fuel to help the engine self destruct. What's next - green cheese air filters? :lol:
But the American Petroleum Institute says a three-year study conducted by automakers and the oil industry found that E15 is a consumer safety issue for a majority of drivers with pre-2012 vehicles. "Our testing of a range of ethanol levels at 15% to 20% has identified issues about engine durability,'' API group director and engineer Bob Greco says.
I can see why AAA would be concerned - all those tow jobs.

Bob Dinneen, CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, says E15 is safe for virtually all post-2001 vehicles, based on extensive government-sponsored testing. "We think the (EPA) warning label should be sufficient to notify consumers,'' Dinneen says. "There are no corrosive issues with E15. If there's an issue with E15 (damaging vehicles) we're going to know about it, and the EPA is going to know about it."
For sure, for sure, and the Consumer will be on the front lines and the first to know. I bet the class action lawyers are liking this.
 

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Thanks for the link. How do they figure it gives them better gas mileage? Must be the placebo effect. Now we'll just wait for all of the complaints of fuel system damage to come in.
Let's just hope that the EPA never approves E-20 as the base fuel. Our state is poised to go with that in 2015 if the EPA approves it.
Our state has way too many ethanol producers putting money into our politicians' pockets.
 
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