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Water in the fuel

What do i need to do and where is the filter located i just washed the engine while its running coz its to dirty and when i start it it said there is water in the fuel...thanks

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Evidently you got water in the sensor connecter. The fuel filter is located on the right side as viewed from the front of the engine about even with cyl 4. unplug the sensor in the bottom of the filter and blow it and the connecter out with compressed air and plug back in, this should take care of your problem. Since you know know where this filter is it needs to be drained and/or replaced from time to time when this light comes on also.

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