Some dough head who borrowed my jeep was kind enough to fill my gas tank with diesel fuel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I now need to drop and drain my tank, I have read a bit on how to do it. It does not seem to hard that scares me. Does anyone know where I can find some detailed instructions on how to drop a tank so I will not screw it up??
Thanking anyone in advance
itís a 2011 jeep wrangler
I would try to siphon as much out first as possible if you can. Other than that, if you have a jack or a few friends that could assist, I'm sure it won't be lite by any stretch of the imagination. That sucks, good luck and keep us posted.
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I think it might also be a good idea to replace your filters after you get your diesel drained. Unhook your fuel line at the injector(s) to run some fresh fuel thru the lines first, then the new filters.
Maybe a 'NO GREEN NOZZLES' sticker for your filler cap to head off future events.
Well the job is done!!!!!! I did start by siphoning off 60 L of the rotten gas. then after some careful lowering of the tank and fighting with some hose connections the tank came off. rinced it out with 4L fresh gas and replaced. Total time under the Jeep perhaps 3 hours. no bad for a first time i think. Thanks for all you advice and help.
Years ago I filled up the tank of my '71 El Camino with diesel fuel, then couldn't figure out why a few minutes later it was bucking and sputtering. Luckily, I was helping someone out at a garage and he recognized the odor of diesel fuel. He said, "You ____ing idiot, you filled it with diesel fuel!"
I got lucky. Instead of ruining the engine, I was just out the money on a full tank of gas, fouled the plugs, and destroyed the carburetor.
Ever since that day, I'm real careful about which pump I pick up.