Filling a Portable Fuel Container
Never ?ll a portable fuel container while it is in
your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from
the container can ignite the gasoline vapor.
You can be badly burned and your vehicle
damaged if this occurs. To help avoid injury to
you and others:
? Dispense gasoline only into approved
? Do not ?ll a container while it is inside a
vehicle, in a vehicle?s trunk, pickup bed or
on any surface other than the ground.
? Bring the ?ll nozzle in contact with the
inside of the ?ll opening before operating
the nozzle. Contact should be maintained
until the ?lling is complete.
? Do not smoke while pumping gasoline.
Checking Things Under
Things that burn can get on hot engine parts
and start a ?re. These include liquids like fuel,
oil, coolant, brake ?uid, windshield washer and
other ?uids, and plastic or rubber. You or
others could be burned. Be careful not to drop
or spill things that will burn onto a hot engine.