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Water in the fuel

Anyone know of a good fuel drier/ water seperator additive I can use in a 6.0? I apparently got some bad fuel, and I am tired of crawling under the truck. Thanks in advance.

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just pick up a can or bottle at any gas station. all of them are pretty much the same. happened to me one time and went to station, put a bottle in and fired right up.

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Thanks...truck is running fine, just keeps turning the light on every 5 friggin miles, and I am tired of crawling under it.

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is it the light messin up or is it really bad fuel? is it blowin white smoke and runnin like crap?

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It is the fuel ..everytime I drain it (5 times today alone) I am getting water out.

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you can use HEAT and its at checkers.
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you can use HEAT and its at checkers.
I was looking for an additive for a diesel...HEET is for 4 stroke gas engines only..Or atleast on the bottle I had in the shop says in red letters on the back, "do not use in 2 cycle gas engines or diesel engines", But thanks anyways

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How about Stanadyne? It claims to be a demulsifier. Won't that trap it in your water separator/fuel filter?

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How about Stanadyne? It claims to be a demulsifier. Won't that trap it in your water separator/fuel filter?
Well, the water seperator on the truck was doing it's job, however I got tired of crawling under the truck every 10 miles to drain it,( why didn't ford leave it on top of the engine like the old 7.3?) so I got so Diesel Dry by CRC and it apparently worked, no light in over 40 miles now. Thanks for the reply.

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Well, the water seperator on the truck was doing it's job, however I got tired of crawling under the truck every 10 miles to drain it,( why didn't ford leave it on top of the engine like the old 7.3?) so I got so Diesel Dry by CRC and it apparently worked, no light in over 40 miles now. Thanks for the reply.
Does it have alcohol in it?

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