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Old 04-04-2014, 09:47 PM   #11
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Look at post 3 and 9. Some good info....and something someone I know followed a year ago with a F250 superduty diesel filled with gasoline and all was well and still runs great.

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Old 04-04-2014, 10:25 PM   #12
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Is your Diesel engine that crappy that it can not take a little gasoline? Being on a 7.3 Ford Super Duty forum for years, the advice when gas was put in a tank was ..... How much gas??? One or two gallons ..... so what..... Fill it with Diesel and drive it and forget about it. It may cough every now and then, but it will be fine. If you are worried not enough lube in the gas... dump some oil in it. If it was a 'full tank' of gas..... drain it out and keep it for the chain saw or slowly add it (gas and diesel mix) back in a gallon at a time every other tank full. Are the 'newer' Diesels that crappy that they can not take a little gas. Heck, I have dumped oil, transmission fluid, kerosine,Bio fuel , and gas in my tank..... still going strong with 170,000 on the clock. But then again, the 7.3 is before all of the EPA crap that came out.....

My advice is to go to a 6.4 Ford Forum and talk to them on how they handled it.... You will get a lot of 'gas' stories.

This is good advice from f5moab

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Old 04-04-2014, 10:42 PM   #13
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Op- man that sux!
As a dealer tech I've seen several of these run thru the shop. D-maxes and power strokes.
- Some you can simply drain the tank (after removal) change filters, and remove the back flow line and let run on fuel til diesel runs out for a while.
- on others that have run till it quit, not so good. Injector pump gets trashed and sends metal thru the system, that means new injectors, lines, rails, pump, filters and maybe more. I've seen this run from $15k for duramax's to $26k for 6.7 pwr strokes. This is when it's good if someones ins. is paying (we had a local marketer that filled a tanker with gas instead of diesel and so people thought they were getting diesel, but was actually gas- thier ins. payed).
Hopefully your one of the lucky ones that just needs a flush. And if this was me, NOBODY would be driving my truck now!
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Old 04-04-2014, 10:48 PM   #14
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Around 12 years ago added about 10 gal to top off my F250 tank. Drove about 15 miles before realizing what was wrong. Siphoned most out with a 3/8" plastic tube. Next opened the fuel drain petcock for the filter bowl and cycled the fuel pump via Key On (the F250 fuel pump would run several seconds each time the key switched on). The glow plugs would cycle so I waited several minutes each time. Once empty put diesel in tank and used Key on to flush the lines then closed the petcock. That was about 75K miles ago and used the truck today.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:26 PM   #16
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$2000? Do not let them "fix" it. Duramax certified tech here, it'll be close enough. This is per GM, I fixed many that got gasoline with no problems.

Drain the tank.

Change the fuel filter.

Pour five gallons of diesel in the tank. Purge the fuel filter however Ford does it.

Start and let idle about five minutes, that will purge any gas through.

Drive to diesel station, fill up. Maybe throw some Lucas conditioner in there. That half gallon of leftover diesel diluted gas will disappear with 30+ gallons of diesel.

Be happy.

Odds are it's fine, I had duramaxes come in still pulling trailers but running funny, or no starts. It never hurt a one believe it or not.

Fords likely are much the same. $2000 to fix that, they're on crack.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:45 PM   #17
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$2000? Do not let them "fix" it. Duramax certified tech here, it'll be close enough. This is per GM, I fixed many that got gasoline with no problems.

Drain the tank.

Change the fuel filter.

Pour five gallons of diesel in the tank. Purge the fuel filter however Ford does it.

Start and let idle about five minutes, that will purge any gas through.

Drive to diesel station, fill up. Maybe throw some Lucas conditioner in there. That half gallon of leftover diesel diluted gas will disappear with 30+ gallons of diesel.

Be happy.

Odds are it's fine, I had duramaxes come in still pulling trailers but running funny, or no starts. It never hurt a one believe it or not.

Fords likely are much the same. $2000 to fix that, they're on crack.
Did I miss something? I haven't heard anything about $2k.
And yes nowdays 10 miles is enough to trash a fuel system in newer diesels. Todays diesels compared to the earlier 2000's diesels have changed GREATLY. Just look at a scan tool at available options. There is an ecm for everything, and stricter tolerances and specs on everything.
Guess I need to say "current" dealer tech

Still wishing op the best!

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My bad, just seen the 2000, there just wasn't a $ sign with it so I didn't realize it was a price

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I saw somewhere that soybean-based biofuel has the best lubricity of ANY additive. Sounds like this would be a good thing to add after everything is flushed and drained.
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Now that is a bummer for sure. I don't know about these new engines with all that EPA crap and all these other things that they make the Manufacturers do to these engines. But I remember the old ones. Had a diesel I drove back in the 60's in the army those would run on anything. Now a days they pass all these clean air acts and stuff and it just cost high dollars to fix anything on them. when I have to change the filters at every other oil change they charge me like $150.00 dollars to do it. It's only a pleated filter nothing special that I know of. And Miller since you work on these things what do you recommend for filter changes (fuel) I always ask to see them and they always look new to me. Are they ripping me off at the dealership or is that the correct way. I always add an additive when I fill up do I even need to do that? and dose it help, I guess it is for my injectors to keep them clean.
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