4 Ways to Prevent Ethanol Damage
Check the Label on the Pump.
Never fill up with gas containing more than 10 percent ethanol.
Fuel at Busy Operators.
This is the best way to ensure fresh gas.
Change Fuel Filters Often.
Use high-capacity 10-micron filters, check them regularly, and replace them every 50 hours.
Replace Fuel Line Components.
Update with the new types that resist ethanol damage.
Want to buy ethanol-free gasoline for your boat? Visit pure-gas.org and click on your state to find the addresses, as well as latitude and longitude coordinates, of marinas and filling stations with ethanol-free gas. In Florida, for example, we found nearly 300 locations selling “pure” gas, including more than 60 marinas. You can also download a free app for your iPhone and locate “e-free” pumps while cruising or towing your boat.