Published Nov 19, 2022

Right away, when I went to take the nozzle out of my truck, I noticed a rotten animal smell. I knew something was wrong with the diesel fuel,” Colombo recounted. “I get about 20 miles up the road from the gas station and noticed the engine was running rough. At a point, my truck wouldn’t accelerate above 65 mph."

The driver quickly filed a complaint with the state, and an inspector visited the gas station the following day. The inspector reportedly found "high levels of sediment contamination" in the fuel and shut down that specific pump. Colombo was able to siphon some of the contaminated fuel out of his Ford, but he may have to shell out a lot of money to fix the truck.

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