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My kid accidentally put deisel in the fuel tank. Help

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  • crazy_biitch Apr 25, 2010

    My husband drained the gas tank by the gas line out of the tank and the carburator until it was clean gas. He then put the lines back on and sprayed starting fluid in the carburator and it still wouldn't start. Help again

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DON'T TRY TO START IT.


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    INDIRA KUMAR Apr 25, 2010

    Drain the tank and carburetors. There
    is usually a plug on the bottom of the float bowls of the carbs that can
    be removed for draining. If not, after draining the tank, tip the bike on it's
    side. This will usually let the fuel in the carbs run
    out. Refill with recommended fuel and run for a while. Diesel fuel is a
    heavier fuel
    than gasoline, i.e. it isn't as refined as gas and requires higher
    temperatures to burn than gas. Once diluted there shouldn't be any
    residual effects.

  • INDIRA KUMAR
    INDIRA KUMAR Apr 25, 2010

    Please donot forget to rate and accept my answer...

  • INDIRA KUMAR
    INDIRA KUMAR Apr 25, 2010

    Did he try starting the bike before draining the diesel completely...

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