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Hey guys i usually drain my water separator every month or so and i have never seen much water to speak of. I drain about 1/2 a pint into a Gatorade bottle sometimes i let it sit most times i dump it right away.I usually fuel up at one of 2 stations that sell a decent amount of diesel , i base that on that i have to wait in line for a truck or two each time i fill up. Well i went to drain the separator and it barely dripped out.I went to ford and was robbed of$42 for a small pack of parts, disassembled the front cover of it and after a refreshing diesel bath i got it off and found the holes on the inside were packed with a kinda whiteish goo maybe a little thinner than white lithium grease.What the hell is this chit? I have run 1 full tank with power services artic formula this season. Any ideas ?
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Its just gunk that builds up there. I also had this happen. Maybe this thread will help. Just take the cover off and clean all that crap out.

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Thats what i did.I really was surprised how much was in there.What is it and how does it develop ?

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any one have any ideas?

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Mine has done the same thing 2x in 70000 miles. I drain it weekly but still happened. I think it must just be stuff filtered from the fuel. It is aggrevating though.

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Mike... i get some of that white stuff you speak of when i drain mine every now and then.. i'm about to change my oil this weekend and i'll be draining mine. i'll also check my dads...

what stations are you fueling up at?

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wawa in woodbridge (new tanks as of this past spring) and sheetz on RT.15 in haymarket

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What did your dad end up getting kris?

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I had a light tan slurry and chunkies come out of mine the last time I drained it. I shot alot of brake cleaner into the hole and more came out! I sprayed until no more chunkies came out. I let it sit for about 20 minutes to dry then reinstalled the plug.


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