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Old 04-27-2012, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by binone View Post
That is very interesting. No BP in Canada so do not know their fuel makeup. I wonder how much if any ethanol BP has in their fuels and if that is why BMW recommends BP. Shell in Canada says zero ethanol for V-Power right on the pump.

I will check the Canadian car manual and see if there is a similar recommendation.
Adding ethanol or other oxygenates is not related to any specific manufacturer. It is related to the region in which it is sold.
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