Water out of diesel fuel tank?

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Ethamax is the best choice if you want to remove water out of a fuel tank and fuel system, you can find the product at

There should be a water seperator on the bottom your fuel filter. If you have a little water in your tank, pour in a quart of rubbing acohol (no kidding). For alot of water, you're going to have to drop the tank, drain it and start new.

Another product to try is an AquaSock. AquaSocks will safely remove water in fuel tanks. Drop in the sock and let it sit for 24 hours. The sock will absorb all the water without touching the fuel. AquaSocks can be found at www aquasocks net

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