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Ethanol, E85, Flex Fuel…What Does It All Mean?


What About My Boat?

While all consumer vehicles and all Flex Fuel Vehicles can run on pure gasoline, not all gasoline engines can run on E85. Care must be taken when refueling your older model vehicle as this high a blend of Ethanol can damage fuel lines and other components. The same care should be taken for motorcycles, ATVs, boats and personal watercraft, lawn mowers and other yard equipment, and generators. E10 fuel, or “gasohol” (up to 10 percent Ethanol additive), is generally safe for them.


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