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I have accidentally refuelled a diesel Volvo V50 R design with unleaded any idea where the fuel sump is so I can drain Cheers

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You have to drain the fuel tank and disconnect fuel lines and blow out with compressed air. The fuel pump is in the tank take it out and spray down with WD-40. If you run the car with unlead gas it will damage the motor.

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