Cheap Gas and Cheaper Fuel Pumps, An Acura Recall Story

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Scott McCracken
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carcomplaints.com

Acura is part of a recall for over 437,000 vehicles to prevent the engine from suddenly shutting down due to a clogged fuel pump. Sodium particulates, often found in cheap gas, can cling to the inside of the pump and increase resistance as they heat up.

More information on carcomplaints.com

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