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My 3 yr old put sand in my tiller's gas tank. Can it be fixed?

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Hi Lisa,

Hopefully it wasn't running.

You need to:

  • drain the tank
  • remove the tank
  • rinse it out (with more gas), including the hoses until no more sand is evident
  • reassemble
Compressed air can be useful in dislodging any sand remaining in the tank.

Pouring the gas through a paint filter will trap the sand so the gas can be used.

Best regards

Mike

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

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