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post #1 of 7 Old 01-11-2013, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
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Water in Fuel will not go away

So I have been getting the light about every 6 months or so. Usually as soon as the light goes on, I drain it. It came on about a month ago, I drained it. Came on again a few days ago, I drained it again. Came on within a day. Today I drained it and changed both fuel filters (draining it obviously). 3 min. into the truck running the light came on again....

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is it draining water when the light comes on? bad tank of fuel?

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It drains a little water...Not to much (not anymore then the first times ive done it and the light went away for awhile. Im at about 1/4 tank now..Im going to run it down and go fill it again. I hope it goes away. I have a long haul ahead of me and I recently became "unemployed" so I hope its a cheap fix.
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You can remove the side cover and clean it up in there. It usually means it's packed with debris when that starts happening.

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When you say the "side cover". Are you talking about the section where the drain screw is under the driver door?
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Yes sir, iirc. Thats the hfcm. Horizontal fuel conditioning module.

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So I decided to drain the fuel in the HFCM again today. I drained it, started the truck up let it run for a few. Shut it off and drained it again. Let it run for a bit and then put about 30-40 miles on it and so far no light. I added some Howes fuel treatment. Hopefully this works.

I am ordering some of the XDP diesel additive. Hopefully this keeps the light off.
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