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Old 05-24-2016, 07:58 PM   #1
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storaging the motorhome fuel or very little

Hi all,
I'm wondering of your opinion, do you recommend filling up your motorhome when you put it in storage, or with the least amount of gas fuel as possible?
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:10 PM   #2
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If you are talking long-term storage, I would fill it up and add some sta-bil to the tank. If the tank is low, it will accumulate moisture.
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:11 PM   #3
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Fill it up and add a can of Sea Foam .
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Old 05-25-2016, 07:13 AM   #4
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Thanks for the quick reply,, I should have said for short term like three to five weeks.
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Old 05-25-2016, 08:15 AM   #5
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Definitely fill it and add seafoam!
Do not fill it with ethanol!


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Old 05-25-2016, 12:45 PM   #6
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fill it up to eliminate possibility of moisture condensation but 3 to 5 weeks is not that long for a problem to develop... 3 to 5 months or longer I would add something like Sta-Bil

depending on your location you may NOT be able to purchase ethanol free fuel... certainly not in KY or OH...
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I would always recommend that you store your RV with a full tank of fuel, whether it be diesel or gas. By doing this, you keep your "air gap" in your fuel tank at a minimum, thereby reducing the condensation of water in your tank.

Water in your tank is especially bad for diesels since it makes your desiccant filter fill up faster, plus subject your tank to corrosion. For gassers, the water can lead to tank corrosion plus hard starting and running.

Using SeaFoam or any other type of stabilizer, will help the fuel stay "fresher".
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Old 05-25-2016, 02:34 PM   #8
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storing a motorhome with gas full or close to empty

Thank you all for your quick and helpful response.
I will be filling it from now on before putting in storage. We live and store it in Minnesota.
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I do store mine full with Sta-bil or Seafoam,,,
But I don't think gas tanks are any longer Metal !!!
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Thanks Wolverine!
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