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about the only way to know for sure is to take a sample and use your senses, sight and smell, please dont taste. (LOL) But if you still dont know, you may be able to take the sample to your local department of agriculture. Most states will test the fuel for free. They cannot check for stuff like sugar, if you think you've been sabotaged, but they can check for octane content, water contamination, and if the fuel is too old to run in the car. Unless your from Pennsylvania. They do not monitor fuel quality only quantity. Of course if your from one of the 47 states that do have a fuel quality program, you could ask them to test it. My car wouldn't start one hour after I got gas. It will crank but not turn over - iss this bad gas?

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