fuel siphoning

fuel siphoning

The unintentional release of fuel caused by overflow, punctures, leaks, a loose cap, etc.
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The incidence of fuel siphoning or malicious contamination of fuel in parked cars is statistically negligible.
The brothers realised there was a real market opportunity if they could come up with a solution and were confident they could design and develop a market-leading device to prevent fuel siphoning.
Illegal fuel siphoning as a result of a thriving black market for fuels has increased the number of oil pipeline explosions in recent years.