Chevrolet Ethanol Fuel System Treatment
Ethanol Fuel is gasoline that has been blended with ethyl alcohol. Yes, ethyl alcohol is the same chemical found in alcoholic beverages. When mixed with gasoline, it is often referred to as Flex Fuel and comes in various concentrations ranging from E10 with 10% ethanol content to E85 that is 85% ethanol. The increased popularity of Ethanol Fuel is a result of the benefits that it can provide, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, environmental protection, and reducing America’s dependence on oil-producing nations. However, ethanol fuel has some disadvantages in certain Chevrolet makes, models, and years, such as increased corrosion, reduced efficiency versus traditional gasoline, and its impact on corn prices as a commodity.