Before use, remove yellow plastic probe inside test tube; Probe is included for aircraft use to obtain sample from quick drain valves. (See image below).
Obtain sample of gasoline from tank or gas pump.
(A squirt tip clear dispensor bottle is provided).
- Visualize gas -
Fresh gas appears clear (not cloudy), straw-colored and without any visible sediment or particles. E85 is lighter, almost colorless.
ADD water to “WATER” level line on tester (test tube).
(Water amount is less than 1 tablespoon, about 8cc).
ADD fuel exactly to the “GAS” line, located in upper portion of tube.
(Gasoline amount is about 2 tablespoons).
STEP 3A (optional)
ADD 1 drop Quik-Check™ indicator solution (QCS) to
enable easier viewing of separation line.
INSERT rubber stopper and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds.
HOLD upright and let stand until liquid settles.
Usually takes about 2-3 minutes, but may take up to 10 minutes.
STEP 6. – READ RESULTS –
LOCATE the gasoline/water separation line and READ the scale.
The marking at level of separation indicates the percentage of alcohol present.
Raised markings are in 5% increments from 0 to 30%. (E0 E5 E10 E15 E20 E25+ E30).
Removable labels are available on request for reading from 30 to 100%.
Perform testing in a well ventilated area, away from heat, fire and open flame - Gasoline is highly flammable.