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I wonder if one could do a water wash on diesel as you do biodiesel. The warm water would dissolve the sugar, and it would drop out of suspension. Then you would need to dry the diesel. Seems worth a shot to me being that you're sitting on over $500 worth of fuel.
Read your other thread. Do not! repete, DO NOT mix clorox and Lye together! The gas it produces WILL KILL YOU!!! Throw the diesel away, you can't clean it. A chemical reaction has taken place and you can't reverse it. Sorry..... Plastic or rubber lines will need to be changed. but a hot tank will clean out the mess from the tank and lines. My hot tank is 400 gallons water and 55 lbs of lye heated to 180 deg. Overnight in my hot tank followed by a cleaning with my steam cleaner will take out all the crud. Don't ask me how I know..........
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Ok, still confused. Sugar does not dissolve in diesel, but will in water. You can separate water from diesel. Am i over thinking this?
I, for one, would give it a shot. Water is easier to separate from pump diesel than biodiesel. But then again, I already have the equipment to water wash. Is it confirmed that it is sugar? If you would rather not mess with it, and it isn't worth the hassle, then dump it.
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