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Do you turn off engine while filling gas?

Yes
25 (49%)
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No
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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #30 on: December 17, 2017, 02:30:30 PM »
a gas station that I frequent requests me to turn it off when he takes my cc, when he returns it and once randomly in middle of the fill.. it fairly often sounds like an accusation.. (I've been meaning to tell them to clean thier ears...)

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #31 on: December 17, 2017, 03:15:28 PM »
Disgusted.

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #32 on: December 17, 2017, 04:29:02 PM »
From what I understand its basically pointless nowadays to turn it off. Although I gladly will if requested.

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #33 on: December 17, 2017, 06:38:12 PM »
I do not turn it off.
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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #34 on: December 17, 2017, 08:03:50 PM »
Do you also smoke when filling up?
or use a cell phone....it's all on the same warning sign. And while there have been  documented case(s) of cigarettes causes gas station fire(s), there don't appear to be any documented cases of running car engines or mobile phone use causing fires. So to equate idiling engines and cell phone usage with smoking is silly. While we expect no better from the govt, you're a ddfr  :D . CMIIW

(Especially since all modern fuel pumps have anvapor recovery system and car engines are (usually) in the front , while gas caps (usually) are located at the rear of the vehicle.)
I also turn off my engine but more because I'm not interested in some bored attendant or cop to start hassling me. (True story.... someone I know was under investigation. The investigation was going nowhere and he definitely made sure to stick it in their faces. - stupid, yes I know- anyway, at one point he was observed by one of the investigators, idiling his engine at a gas station near his house  and he ended up with 30 days in jail for that
Using your g-d given right of stupidity is an option, not a requirement. Please use sparingly.

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #35 on: December 17, 2017, 11:10:49 PM »
I do not turn it off.
And I also go back into the car while I'm filling, but make sure to touch the car first before touching/removing the nozzle. Dont want to discharge a static spark when handling the nozzle.
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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #36 on: December 17, 2017, 11:20:07 PM »
I only keep it on when there is someone in the car otherwise I turn it off.

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #37 on: December 17, 2017, 11:24:14 PM »
or use a cell phone....it's all on the same warning sign. And while there have been  documented case(s) of cigarettes causes gas station fire(s), there don't appear to be any documented cases of running car engines or mobile phone use causing fires. So to equate idiling engines and cell phone usage with smoking is silly. While we expect no better from the govt, you're a ddfr  :D . CMIIW

(Especially since all modern fuel pumps have anvapor recovery system and car engines are (usually) in the front , while gas caps (usually) are located at the rear of the vehicle.)
I also turn off my engine but more because I'm not interested in some bored attendant or cop to start hassling me. (True story.... someone I know was under investigation. The investigation was going nowhere and he definitely made sure to stick it in their faces. - stupid, yes I know- anyway, at one point he was observed by one of the investigators, idiling his engine at a gas station near his house  and he ended up with 30 days in jail for that
That's a different thread. Please don't bring that here.  :-\

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #39 on: December 18, 2017, 10:40:43 AM »
Never turned off.

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #40 on: December 19, 2017, 12:27:59 AM »
I do not turn it off.

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #41 on: December 19, 2017, 12:46:56 AM »
Never turned off.
Next question, did you ever fill up with gas?  :P

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #42 on: December 19, 2017, 07:39:08 AM »
« Last Edit: December 19, 2017, 07:43:01 AM by SOS »

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Re: Do you turn off engine while filling gas?
« Reply #43 on: December 19, 2017, 09:00:55 AM »
Feelings don't care about your facts