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Think i got water in fuel tank

calais_cruzin

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Hey all

This morn my car stalled a couple times, thinking it was fuel as it was gettin low.
Chucked in 10L bringing it up to 18L on the dash. (just under 1/4 on guage)

But the bugger still stalled on me, only when i hit a incline left or right.

Got me thinking i may have sum water in this fuel from all the rain QLD has recieved.

Should i try putting metho in there??
If so what ratio should i use, like 250ml to 10L fuel, im not sure.

Any tips? would like to be able to drive home from work n not have a stall.

The car has never run out of fuel on me, guage was close to the lowest ive ever had it, but still had few L on the digi read out, but was that water too???
 

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About a cup or 250 ml of metho to around a quarter of a tank of fuel works good..I do this once every 6 months or so just to get rid of any moisture that might have built up in the tank.
 

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mite be a dying pump?
 

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Nah pump is about 2-3months old

Ill dump sum metho in this arvo, see how she goes.

Mite dump tha tank tonite if it dont fix.

Ive got a cronic water leak in my boot, so think its finally got thru to tha tank.

Cheers guys, will report back tonite with verdict
 

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Well I dumped in 250 ml of metho. Got home, but had a couple splutters after goin thru big corners.
Looks like I'll be dumping the tank coz it's deff pickin up sum fink foreign
 

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Pulled the tank out today, took bout 2hrs

Emptied the tank, skimmed off as much fuel as i could to put back in.

Wasnt much water in there, say 20-50c peice at the bottom, most of it probly in my filter so ill do that tomorrow when i got cash.

Found a couple small bits of hose n 2x clamps that i have no idea where they from, pump was all good so must be old onse from yrs back.

Gave it a quick idle n rev, seems ok, goin to get more fuel now
 
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