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The tank was filled with diesel

How do I drain it and flush the fuel lines etc?

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You'll have to pull the tank out, empty it and rinse it out with methyl hydrate. Replace the tank and fill with gas. Remove the fuel filter and crank the engine over a few times with the filter off. Use an old towel to cover the filter lines to catch the fuel that comes out while cranking. Replace the filter with a new one. Now crank the engine over until it starts. Only crank for 15 seconds at a time with a bit of a rest between. Eventually the engine will start, the small amount of residue in the system will not harm anything.

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You'll need to remove the tank and drain it and clean it. replace the fuel filter and unhook the fuel line from the injector... turn the key on and let the fuel pump run till all you are getting out of the hose is gas.

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