Diesel fuel in gas engine

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Old 03-31-05, 04:30 PM
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Diesel fuel in gas engine

help!!! i need your help. a friend of my daughter's allowed his sister to drive his car. (she is a blonde) she put 3 gal. of descel in his gas tank last night. what can he do to save his car????? please let us know what he can to to fix the car
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Old 03-31-05, 05:19 PM
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Drain the tank and add fresh gas.
 
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Old 03-31-05, 05:24 PM
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thanks so much on the descel in the gas tank situation, can you tell me. since she drove it from the gas station to their home is there any damage to look for?
 
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Old 04-01-05, 03:18 AM
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it shouldnt really cause anything major to be damaged a gas engine wont run very good if at all if much diesel fuel is in the system which is why you would have to have the tank drained.
if it was just a gallon of diesel and the rest of the tank filled with gas then you probably wouldnt have to drain the tank and could just run it out through normal driving but 3 gallons will likely cause the car to run bad and foul out the sparkplugs, and has the possibility to damage an o2 sensor or catylitic convertor if applicable to the vehicle, as you didnt state year, make, or model.
 
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