“I dumped the gallon of water out, cleaned it out inside, went back to my same pump and filled up with 93 Octane, which is what I was using, and lo and behold the whole bottom was full of water,” said Michael Sarysz, who made the discovery at a Chevron in Sunrise.
Cell phone footage shows Sarysz talking to another customer who also said her car would not start.
Watered-down fuel can significantly damage a vehicle’s engine, according to mechanic Ben Levy.
“It can almost guarantee destroy the fuel system on the vehicle, which can result in thousands of dollars of repairs,” he said.
Chevron said in a statement, “The station has worked quickly to resolve this issue, which involved water seeping into a fuel storage tank during the recent record-setting rains. The water has since been removed.”
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