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Drain DEF tank after delete?

What are you guys with deletes doing to the DEF that is still in the tank? I heard it expires so do you have to drain it or what?

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I have been wondering this also. I think I'm just going to leave it. Might make going back to stock easier

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I had that concern as well. Someone will chime in.


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Mine has been deleted for about 6 months and I just left it in there. The low fluid light was on before I deleted it so I dont think there is much in there. I dont think it can go bad though.
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I'm thinking about filling mine with sand <----joking

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^^ yeah better traction!

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I wonder if you could drain the DEF tank and use it for Water Meth injection kits?
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Mine has been deleted for about 6 months and I just left it in there. The low fluid light was on before I deleted it so I dont think there is much in there. I dont think it can go bad though.
It does go bad. Once exposed to air the Urea begins to crystallize and your left with a crusty tank with mostly water in it.

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I wonder if you could drain the DEF tank and use it for Water Meth injection kits?
I've heard of this being done once, a while back.

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