How to Fill Up Your Gas Tank

by rpalotay

Filling up a gas tank for the first time can be embarassing, with a few tips you will do it like a pro!

Pull up to the pump with the side of your car with the gas tank closest to the gas pump.

Follow the instructions on the pump, normally it says to insert your form of payment. Then to choose your grade and begin pumping.

Take your gas cap off and insert the nozzle. Pull up on the lever of the nozzle until it catches.

Do not get back in your car because static electricity can build up and cause a fire. Once it it done filling do not top off the tank and shake the nozzle in your tank to rid it of excess gasoline. Then take it out and replace it.

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