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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (KTXL) — A “glitch” at a Rancho Cordova gas station gave some drivers relief from high gas prices.

The glitch happened at a Shell gas station in Rancho Cordova that reportedly caused a pump to sell at the low price of only 69 cents, according to a man that posted about it on Instagram and spoke with local media. 

Gas was being sold 69 cents per gallon in Rancho Cordova. (Photo from Darryl Surita)

The price was caused by a “technical error.” Gas was listed at $6.99 per gallon, but a different placement of the decimal point meant that it was being sold at 0.69 cents

Gas prices in Rancho Cordova are nearly $7 a gallon in some places. The price of a gallon of gas ranges from $5.81 to $6.89, according to