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post #1 of 18 Old 09-21-2008, 07:08 AM Thread Starter
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Draining Fuel bowl

i did this the other day and it wouldent drain at all..

i moved the yellow tab


but nothing happened?

am i doing something wrong?

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Did you remove the cap, it will cause a vacuum and not let it drain.

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no i didnt remove it

ill have to do that ill go try it and see what happens!
thanks mike!

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man i sat out there for at least 10 or so minuets trying to get that cap off...

that sucker wouldn't budge how would be the best way of getting it off be?

i broke one of the inner fins trying to get it off!

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man i sat out there for at least 10 or so minuets trying to get that cap off...

that sucker wouldn't budge how would be the best way of getting it off be?

i broke one of the inner fins trying to get it off!
BFH, just kidding. I would think you might have to tap GENTLY on it as you are turning it.

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some one have the same problem on a 96 and had alot of responses you may wont to check at thread out. but i recomend putting a hose on the drain of the fuel bowl down the motor to the floor makes this job alot cleaner man.

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well i got it to drain out, but my water in fuel light is still on?

any suguestions?

i thought this would help it, at least that is what i was told..
and btw the fuel filter i took out of that damn thing was FILITHY there was chunks of mud in the bottom of it, i did my best to get it out but there was a little peice of wire thin wire around the bottom of it, and it came lose while i was trying to clean it there is still some mud around the very bottom but i cant get to it, what would you reccomend doing next, with the filter being as dirty and all the mud around it, id like to know it any problems may come from it other than dirty injectors?

heres a picture of the filter

as you can see in this picture the mud that was around the bowl that was a chunk of it

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anyone have any ideas?

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Jorge, I don't have a clue. I just know how to tear things up, another bump.

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That little wire that came apart was probably your fuel bowl heater. If you have a no start problem in the future... check the fuse for that fuel bowl heater.

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