How to Fill up your Gas Tank

How to Fill up your Gas Tank

What time of day should I fill my tank?

What time of day should I fill my tank?

When is the best day to fill my tank?

When is the best day to fill my tank?

Is it okay to use the fast mode to fill my tank?

Is it okay to use the fast mode to fill my tank?

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Should I wait until my tank is on empty to fill up?

Should I fill my tank all the way or a little at a time?

Should I fill my tank all the way or a little at a time?

Is it okay to pump gas when the storage tanks are being filled?

Is it okay to pump gas when the storage tanks are being filled?

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How can I find the cheapest gas?

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Which octane gas is best for my car?

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Is it okay to mix octanes?

Should I continue pumping after the automatic shut off?

Should I continue pumping after the automatic shut off?

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Should I continue pumping after the automatic shut off?

Should I continue pumping after the automatic shut off?

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Is it okay to mix octanes?

Which octane gas is best for my car?

Which octane gas is best for my car?

How can I find the cheapest gas?

How can I find the cheapest gas?

Is it okay to pump gas when the storage tanks are being filled?

Is it okay to pump gas when the storage tanks are being filled?

Should I fill my tank all the way or a little at a time?

Should I fill my tank all the way or a little at a time?

Should I wait until my tank is on empty to fill up?

Should I wait until my tank is on empty to fill up?

Is it okay to use the fast mode to fill my tank?

Is it okay to use the fast mode to fill my tank?

When is the best day to fill my tank?

When is the best day to fill my tank?

What time of day should I fill my tank?

What time of day should I fill my tank?

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David Rizzo

Dr. Road Map, Dr. Road Map

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(714) 879-8521

David, DR. ROADMAP, Rizzo burst upon the traffic scene in late 1987 as the first person in Los Angeles to offer alternate routes to motorists who were sick and tired of being stuck in traffic. In 1990 he released to the world the most comprehensive guide ever written of off-freeway commuting in Southern California. Two years later he became the first traffic reporter to offer daily alternate routes in real time over the air on one of the most popular morning radio shows in Los Angeles. Dr. Roadmap continues to provide COMMUTE MANAGEMENT solutions with the 2006 release of his book, "Survive the Drive! How to Beat Freeway Traffic in Southern California."

Should I continue pumping after the automatic shut off?

Fuel economy expert David Rizzo discusses if you should continue pumping after the automatic shut off.

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Host: Should I continue pumping after the automatic shut off? David Rizzo: No way and this is a big no. For one thing it's dangerous and this is one of the reasons why you don't want to be on fast, because if is on fast, once it gets full, I have seen it where you pull the nozzle out and the liquid gas spurts out. All of sudden it's on your paint job, it's on the ground and it's a fire hazard of course. So, you definitely want to stop on that first click. The other reason is if you keep trying to force it in, again now you are pumping in vapors. There is a lot of turbulence. The back pressure from your tank is forcing vapors right out past the nozzle. You are doing nothing but wasting gas by keep going after that first click. In other words when that handle says shut off, leave it at that. Don't try and squeeze in an extra gallon or two. It's just wasted.