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Hi there, I have a 1999 f350 7.3 diesel. I have been recently having difficulty with the water in fuel. I thought it had to do with the filter so I replaced it. I have drained the fuel filter compartment and it keeps coming back. My truck will not start unless I drain the fuel, refill, and charge batteries so I have enough amps to crank over. Is there a fuel/water separator that needs to be replaced? Or does it just collect in the fuel filter compartment?
There is probably water in your tank that keeps causing this. Try running a bottle of diesel 911 in the tank mixed with some fresh fuel. If you keep trying to start it like that you can do damage very fast.
Tom -2014 F250 4x4 XL Ext cab, Long bed, 6.2L -16,000 miles Ranch Hand Legend bumpers.
It keeps coming back cause its probably in the tank. Depending on how much is in there, I would try the 911 first then if that fails, drain the tank and try again. But remember, there is going to be some in the lines so after doing either option, I would cycle the key a few times with the bowl drain open to make sure that you clear the lines before trying to inject water into the cylinders.
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