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Old 02-08-2008, 01:12 PM
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water/fuel separator

When I drain the fuel filter bowl, does this also drain out any water that has been accumulated through the water/fuel separator?
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Yep since water is heavier then diesel it will sink to the bottom of the bowl
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Old 02-27-2008, 04:01 AM
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I have an 04 Excursion with the 6.0l V8. My fuel/water separator light came on so I drained the top and the bottom. That didn't work so I replaced both filters. The light still won't go out. Are there any other options I can try before I go to the dealership?
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Old 02-27-2008, 04:05 AM
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I have an 04 Excursion with the 6.0l V8. My fuel/water separator light came on so I drained the top and the bottom. That didn't work so I replaced both filters. The light still won't go out. Are there any other options I can try before I go to the dealership?

Mine was doing the same thing, took it in and got it replaced under warranty, took 17 min. in and out.
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Old 02-27-2008, 04:24 AM
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Thanks, I'll do that next! I had thought about replacing the water/fuel separator beneath the driver's seat attached to the frame. Should I go to the dealership first?
When I drained it, I didn't see any water. Is it ok to drive with the light on or am I going to do major damage?
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Old 02-27-2008, 05:21 AM
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I drained mine every other day just in case of damage. I know that injectors do not like water, and Ford will not cover any damage due to water in the injectors.
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