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Water Separator Indicator Light

Hi!. The Water Separator Indicator Light still "ON" while engine is running. Do I need to drain the water separator? How does it look like? Can you send me an image of the water separator?. My car is Isuzu Crosswind SUV 2003 model (M/T). Thanks

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I had the same problem on a Vauxhall Montery (Same Car), The thermostat jams shut thus causing the engine to overheat and damages both the cylinder head and gasket, first thing to check is the enigne oil, pull out the dipstick and check for a white, spongy liquid. If present then your head gasket is passing water into the crankcase, If engine oil OK then fill up the coolant system and give the car a good old rev for a few minutes then check teh exhaust for water. In both cases the cylinder had needs to be removed, skimmed, gasket replaced and thermostat replaced.

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SOURCE: 2005VWPassatTDI Where is the fuel-water separator?

On the bottom of the diesel filter...a plastic bolt.

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There is a plastic thumbwheel at the base of the seperator, turn it out until the fluid starts to flow(do not run the engine while doing this) it is a good idea to use a clear bottle or a clear bowl to catch the fluid. This way you can determine when the water has completly empyied from the filter. Thanks, Dana

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