That is what occurred to Shona Durocher. She crammed her F-150 truck on the Prescott Ultramar final Wednesday. By the next evening her automobile had stopped working.
Some motorists who crammed up on the Ultramar gasoline station in Prescott, Ont., final week have needed to cope with pricey repairs after the station's gasoline tanks had been mistakenly filled with diesel fuel.
On Jan. 17, Ultramar stated it turned aware that the gasoline tanks on the Prescott location off of Highway 401 had been accidentally filled with diesel as a substitute of standard gas. Motorists might be able to drive off after filling with diesel, however it will not be long earlier than their automobile's engine sputters and they are calling a tow truck.
She paid a whole bunch of dollars to have her truck towed to a close-by Ford dealership in Brockville, Ont., where they recognized the issue and drained the diesel out of her tank and refilled it with regular gas.
Compensated for damages
Ultramar in a press release apologized "for any inconvenience" and stated it has refilled its gasoline tanks with the proper gas on the Prescott location.
Prospects affected should send in their names and make contact with information to the Prescott gasoline station to be compensated for any damages, the corporate said.
Durocher stated she was told to take photocopies of her receipts and send them to the gasoline station for reimbursement but stated the corporate hasn't told her how long it would take to get her money back. She also has to carry her automotive again in for a full system check because her check engine gentle has come again on.
"It's affecting folks's lives," stated Durocher, who added many people in that area stay in the nation and might't depend on public transit if their automotive isn't working.