Problems With Small Engines Using Gas With Ethanol?

Answer Ethanol, created by blending gasoline and ethyl alcohol, is added to gasoline to make an environmentally friendly product and to help conserve fuel resources. Ethyl alcohol is grain alcohol that ha... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems With Small Engines Using Gas With Ethanol

Does ethanol damage automobile engines?

On One Hand: It Depends on the CarThe general consensus is that the older your car's engine is, the more likely it is that Ethanol will cause damage. Ethanol is a corrosive agent to some metals, an... Read More »

The Effects of Ethanol on Auto Engines?

Ethanol is an alcohol fuel that is known to reduce emissions when used in automobiles. Since 1980, many drivers have filled their tanks with a 10 percent ethanol blend fuel. Ethanol's high octane r... Read More »

Problems With 10% Ethanol in a Maxima?

The Nissan Maxima has been in production since 1981 in the United States. While newer model Maximas should not have any problems running on ethanol gasoline, some of the older models may have probl... Read More »

Maxima Ethanol Problems?

The Nissan Maxima has been in production for 30 years as of 2011. A lot has changed between the original 1981 Maxima and the 2011 model that is currently in production, including the vehicle's abil... Read More »