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DIESEL FUEL ONLY / DIESEL FUEL ONLY

DIESEL FUEL ONLY

One of the risks of owning and operating a diesel vehicle is mis-fueling. Just as putting diesel fuel in the tank of a gas-powered vehicle will cause some very expensive damage, so to will gas in a diesel tank. Although much effort has been devoted to prevent this damage from happening, it's not uncommon for drivers to mistakenly refuel their vehicles.

The design of this Incorrect Fueling Prevention System includes a D-shaped nozzle and a D-shaped diesel fill neck. By physically differentiate from the traditional O-shaped gas nozzle and fill neck, this simple but innovative modification guarantees correct refueling thereafter.

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National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

I-CHEN WANG,
National Cheng Kung University