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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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This site may have all your answers:
http://www.autobytel.com/car-ownership/maintenance-repair/accidentally-putting-diesel-in-a-gas-car-104029/

Basically do NOT drive the car and have the gas tank drained or talk to a mechanic.

Accidentally putting diesel in a gas car If you know that you have accidentally put the wrong fuel in the car, then don't compound the mistake by driving the vehicle while trying to think about what to do. Instead, call your mechanic immediately. At this point, the damage isn't permanent. If you drive and continue to drive, at one point the vehicle will stop and you will still have to have it towed.

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This car has a cover over the fuel tank underneath, and the service manual I have shows no drain plug on the bottom of the tank, so it will have to be drained at the top by removing the fuel pump, or by disconnecting the fuel line at the engine and running the pump until it is dry.

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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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