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Acura instead of fill it with gas i fill it with diesel

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  • khalili05 Oct 21, 2008

    i did run it for like tow miles not more is that bad

  • khalili05 Oct 21, 2008

    is that going to cost me alot u think

  • khalili05 Oct 22, 2008

    i live ion baton rouge louisiansa and i filled it about 3 or 4 im not sure gallons is that bad

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First of all, don't run the vehicle. If ran for any amount of time, there is allot of damage to be done to the vehicle. Spark plugs, O2 sensors, Cataystic converter. This is all first hand experiance. I would have the car towed to a garage and have them drop the fuel tank and remove all the fuel, and change the spark plugs and see what the 02 sensors look like. It will be very obvious that they are bad, if ran long enough. It will burn the tips off the sensors. The converter never fairs very well either. The engine isn't junk if you did run it but don't run it anymore! How many miles did you drive it? If you have any questions or concerns feel free to ask questions. Thank you for using fixya.com.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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    mcalkins3 Oct 22, 2008

    How many gallons did you put in your tank? I checked and your car has a 17 gallon tank. two miles really shouldn't hurt much at all, do you have a CEL and what codes? As said I would start with a tune up. At least having the spark plugs checked. What state are you located in, if you don't mind my asking?

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    mcalkins3 Oct 22, 2008

    3 or 4 gallons out of a 17 gallon tank isn't that horrible, but I personally wouldn't risk it!

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