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Pouring sugar into someone's gas tank is rumored to ruin their car. But will it really? Find out this answer and more car truths.

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What if I Put Sugar in Someone's Gas Tank? — Plus More Car Truths
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    What Happens if I Put Sugar in Someone's Gas Tank?

    What Happens if I Put Sugar in Someone's Gas Tank?

    For some reason, there's a common rumor about sugar and gas that's been around for decades. Supposedly, if you pour sugar into someone's gas tank, …

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