Kerosene in gas tank

Asked by Jun 25, 2017 at 02:53 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Bonneville SLE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Accidentally poured kerosene in your gas
tank change spark plugs because they were
wet due to the kerosene drain the fluid from
the motor out of the gas line spray starter
fluid the fuel pump is working just fine

3 Answers


Kerosene has and oil base,and will clogg fuel filter and fuel injector,s all so.


Kerosene is much like a light weight diesel. If there is only a little bit in the system it should burn off with no problems. More than a gallon in the tank I would drain the tank.


So you are saying you accidentally poured kerosene into MY fuel tank? I certainly hope not.

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