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  1. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    pag nag papagas kayo?
    inooff niyo pa ba engine? ano silbi nun?
    also ang taas na pala sobra ng gas badtrip!!
    malapit na 20
    pa gas ako fulltank 40 liters super lang , 775 na!!

  2. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    i always turn off my engine while filling up. just to be safe.

  3. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    lately i'm turning off the engine just to be safe.

  4. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Me too....Turn-off engine prior to filling-up.....for Safety reason.....:D

  5. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    better turn off your engine when filling up with gasoline...

    very volatile kasi ang gasoline and a little spark somewhere is all that's needed to ignite it

  6. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    parati pa naman naka start ang engine ko when filling up.
    cge po. ituturn off ko nalang din engine ko :mrgreen:

  7. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    same with gudboy, i'll turn it off na rin. Thanks peeps.

  8. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    i turn off my engine and my cell phone too, whenever i take our car for a refill at the station.

    share ko lang an article i have read some time ago re: static that cause explosions during gas refill.

    gasoline fumes are so dangerous with open flames or even sparks. this is why even cellphones are advised to be turned off at the gas station because of the tiny sparks they produce.

    by statistics, men drivers are often the ones who have the habit of getting off the car during a gas refill. women drivers usually stay inside the car.

    the advise for anyone who gets off the vehicle during a refill, is for him/her to touch the metal part of the door. this is to transfer the charge that causes static sparks to the body of the car.

    the static charge is usually caused by the fabric of our car seats and carpets. while we are in a dry cool climate inside the car, our body rubs against this fabric and we acquire a charge (forgot if its negative or positive). such charge we acquire produces a spark if we happen to touch another body/metal of opposite charge. thus, if such spark happened near the fumes of the gasoline, BOOM! :cry:

  9. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Turn it off na lang. I always do that.tama sila very volatile ang gas, any spark sa electricals ng car mo (like tail lights? :roll yari ka na.

  10. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    I always thought na standard operating procedure ang
    magpatay muna ng makina habang nagpapa-gas.
    I am really surprised from the posts on this thread na
    meron palang di gumagawa nun...
    Now you guys know better....:D

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