Mechanics believe rainwater leaked into fuel tanks at Maricopa gas station

By john.wallace

The owner of Copa Mechanic, Ed Quirindongo, said he got a call from a customer that their car wouldn't start after filling up at the pump. He said he immediately put two and two together, because that day was particularly rainy. 

"When that happens, on some gas stations, if the seals are leaking or the pressure of the water on top of that, [it] will leak into the fuel tanks," Quirindongo said. 

He said if water gets in the tank, you might not even be able to start the car. 

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