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Possible Water in Gas Tank

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Boss, Jun 16, 2000.

  1. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

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    Check out how dumb I am. I fill up at the gas tank yesterday and forget to put the cap back on. Drive away, park, then changed my oil, and it pours like crazy. I mean, it was the worst rain we got here in a long time. So, I didn't finish the oil change and ran inside. I woke up 15 min early this morning and finished the oil change. Drive to work, and then during my lunch break, I noticed that I had no gas cap. I think/ I am pretty damn sure I know rain had go to have got in there. So far, no bad symptoms yet, but I want to make sure. Let me know fellas. THanks
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  2. Burt4x4

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    Not sure of the name but there is an additive you can pour into your tank to disapate any water in the gas........
    Good Luck

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  3. chaka73

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    You can buy it at Autozone or pepgirls just ask for water remover for the tank it's pretty cheap I bought one last month it was about $2.00 good luck.

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  4. Corey-88K5

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    I'd bet that unless you had a funnel sticking in the tanker filler tube, I'd bet you got less than 1/2 a cup. Just let it be unless you start having problems. The only time you have to worry about it is during the winter when it freezes.

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  5. Jason73K5

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    Water is heavier than gas. If you have a drain plug on your tank, go ahead and drain out about a half-gallon or so. Just make sure that you let the truck sit for an hour before draining, this well let the water settle to the bottom. If you do leave the water in there(if there is any), the tank will start rusting more quickly.
     

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