This "Fuel Island Review Flying J Pennsylvania Carlisle" is a review of the fuel island at the Flying J Inc. in Carlisle, PA, USA. The contents of this review have been sent through the form on our Fuel Island Review page.
The questions answered below were preceded with grading instructions like this: "On a scale of 5 (high) to 1 (low)..." with this grading scale:
Unless the reviewer so noted in a text block at the bottom of the form, a specific bay is not identified because we figure that what goes at one bay at a facility will generally be true at all of them.
Reviewer: Mike Simons
Country: United States
Reviewer is a...: Company Driver
Reviewer's total years of professional driving experience: 10.5
Name and location of truck stop fuel
Flying J, Carlisle, PA, I-81, exit 52
Date fueled at this location: August 30, 2010
How did you come to fuel at this location:
Company-supplied fuel solution, Fueling here enabled me to get a free
How did you pay for your fuel: Comdata
How long was your wait to get fuel: Less than 10 minutes
|Was the fuel island area of your bay clean, devoid of fuel and oil on ground?||1|
|Were the trash barrels empty or had little trash in them?||1|
|Was the fuel pump in good working order such that it delivered fuel in a timely manner?||5|
|Were the card reader and keypad in good working order?||5|
|Did the transaction require NO additional action from you inside the facility?||1|
|Were there sufficient paper towels for checking oil or cleaning?||4|
|Was windshield washing fluid present, sufficiently clean and having soap in it for cutting grease and bug guts?||3|
|Was there a long handled squeegee with both sides in good working order for reaching your truck windshield without having to get up on the truck?||5|
|Was there a water spigot WITH hose present and in good working order?||1|
|Was there an air hose with commercial truck tire pressure available on at least every other bay?||5|
|Were bays with ULSD (ultra low sulfur diesel) well marked?||N/A|
|If you had to go inside, what was the friendliness and courtesy of facility staff, combined with wait time?||2|
"Fuel Island Review Flying J Pennsylvania Carlisle"
Was there anything else noteworthy about your fuel island experience?:
When I went in to get my fuel receipt after using the
card reader so that I could get a shower, no one behind the desk could
find it! Nor could they find it in their computer system after swiping
The cleanliness of the bay where I fueled was appalling.
Please see the photos.
Photos, Part 1: "Fuel Island Review Flying J Pennsylvania Carlisle"
The dirty and greasy fuel bay at the Flying J in Carlisle, PA, on August 30, 2010.
The huge greasy spot on the ground in the fuel bay at the Flying J at Carlisle, PA, on August 30, 2010.
Photos, Part 2: "Fuel Island Review Flying J Pennsylvania Carlisle"
The trash on the ground in the fuel bay at the Flying J in Carlisle, PA, on August 30, 2010.
More trash on the ground at the Flying J in Carlisle, PA, on August 30, 2010.
Where in the world were the truck stop's cleaning crew or janitorial staff to allow this fuel bay to get in such a state of filthiness?