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Drain fuel tank on a toyota kluger

I need to drain the tank as it has been filled accidentally with diesel. is there a plug or a drain point ?

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um you will have to take the whole Fuel tank off to drain the toyota. sorry to tell you. They are no longer able to put drain plugs in the fuel tanks do to Crash Saftey.
if you need help on removing the Fuel tank let me know in a Comment and i will be more than happy to give you the information you will need.
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