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    Default what if the gas in my gas tank is 2 months old....

    well this hyundai i got for christmas i never got around to driving because my mom didnt wanna put it on insurance.. so yeah. i went and started it up today and the engine sounds a bit wierd i dont think it sounded like that when i got it.. so its got half a tank of gas thats 2 months old is there some additives or something i need to add for it to refreshen the gas?

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    Maybe new gas??? =)

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    yea well how do i get the old one out and thats why im wondering if mab theres an additive to refresh it or smth

    what happens to gas when it gets old anyway?

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    nothing terrible really. your tank just builds up condensation and then dilutes your gas. So you get shitty gas mileage. Your fuel filter takes out any kind of particles that may be in there.

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    How do I get the old gas out?
    1) There's probably a bolt on the tank somewhere to drain it. Bad news is it's probably rusted to hell
    2) unhook the fuel feed line and jumper the fuel pump (if it's got an electric pump)
    3) I thought this one would have been obvious... a siphon hose!

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    Add new gas to your tank. Once it mixes with the bad gas, it should be fine.

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    alright, i guess ill do that.. ill bring new gas in containers or something... or can i somehow take it out of subaru.. is there a fuel filter between gas cap and fuel tank? i could mab put a line and siphon it out like that hehe

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    if its really bad try octane booster.
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    just buy a gas container for 2 bucks and fill up at at the station! Siphoning gas is gross!

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    go to your local Auto Value, and buy a container of fuel stabilizer, and add it to the tank with some new gas, it will help you with the bad fuel condition,
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