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Get fuel out of Ford Windstar

I would like to empty fuel tank to pass the car to car graveyard.

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  • ugis_krumins May 23, 2009

    What about possibility to pump out without damage?

  • ugis_krumins May 25, 2009

    That was done by removing fuel line which goes back direction and switch car on. So engine works and pump too what lead to fuel tank emplty.

    Thanks :-)

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Use a BRASS punch and pop a hole in the bottom of the tank, this is how it is done at most junk yards, before the vehicle is crushed.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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    Jason Phillips May 24, 2009

    the only way you would be able to pump it out is if you removed one of the fuel lines and keep turnin the key off and on. it is a siphon proof tank, you cant just put a hose or pump in and pump it out. if the vehicle runs start it and let it burn...of course that shard to do w/ gasoline prices, but most likely if the vehicle is ready for the boneyard, and the gas tank is not new, the gas thats in there is probably not the best anyways- due to rust in the tank.

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