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Old 31-10-2007, 05:11   #1
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Fuel tank draining...

Is there any reason why I shouldn't disconnect the hose from the output side of the secondary fuel filter and use the electric fuel pump to drain the fuel tank? I realize that some gunk will get on the primary fuel filter element but I'm wondering if I'm missing something that would cause problems doing this?
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Is it diesel or gasoline. If it is gas I would differ to using a hand pump for safety. Yes there are electric fuel pumps, but they work in a closed system. I assume you will be pumping the fuel into another tank or fuel container. Vapor explosions scare me. If it's diesel, knock yourself out, it is non-explosive.
It's kind of like tearing up $100 bills while standing in a cold shower.
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