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I have a 2003 Turbo VW Beetle, and usually I purchase my gas from the same place here in the small town I live in. I had to travel to a remote office for work last week and ended up getting gas at a BP in another city. I think the gas may be my problem. I am on a 1/2 tank now and this morning when I started the car to come to work, it sputtered and shimmied and wouldn't get over 45. It is a 6 speed and I didn't get out of 4th the entire way to work. I think that there is water in the gas, by some of the "diagnostics" the rest of us ladies have done here at work. WE have all collectively called our husbands and the majority diagnosed water in the gas and said I should get some of that "stuff" to put in there. The only problem is that I don't know what kind of "stuff" I can or can't put in my car without further damage??

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The best thing to do is to empty the tank and put new fuel in it.Once done then start further diagnostics.if that does not solve your problem.Make sure you allow some time for the new fuel to enter the system though.Hope this helps.

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