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Water in fuel tank

I poured water in the fuel tank of a 1990 jetta diesel...ran it till it quite...what do i do now to fix the problem...it was all an accident...lol

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    why did you put water in the fuel tank?????? Pull the tank out and flush it.

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