“This year has been a particularly bad weather year — early frost, lots of snow, and this spring lots of fast-melting and rain — and so there are lots of places that water can get in a tank,” VanderPlaats said.
If seals are cracked or broken, water can find its way in. Filling up with water mixed in can cause major problems. The engine needs fuel to run.
Read more: https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2019/05/24/drivers-finding-water-in-tanks-due-to-seepage-at-gas-stations/