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Old 03-01-2014, 09:43 PM   #1
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Fuel cell and components in a toyhauler

We have a toyhauler and we are planning an extended vacation to Arizona for some dry camping.
We would like to take advantage of the capacity of the fuel cell. I have never put fuel in the tank. Because we tow with a diesel I would like to use it for diesel fuel.
The labeling by the filler cap states Gasoline Only.
In researching inline filters I found there is a difference in the gasoline filters to the diesel filters.
This raises a very important question, are the components suitable for diesel fuel?
Example hoses and pump internal parts.
Has anyone used diesel in their toyhauler fuel tanks?

Thanks in advance.

John
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Old 03-01-2014, 10:25 PM   #2
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My guess is the tank pump filter and hoses have all been built to the minimum standards to handle gas I would not put diesel in there.
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Old 03-04-2014, 11:52 PM   #3
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Do you plan on running a generator? If so You may harm the generator running on diesel. Putting diesel in the tank would contaminate it and limit resale down the road.
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As others have mentioned, do you have an onboard generator- if so then no go (assuming you have only 1 fuel tank). If not, I would not give it a second thought. Every fuel transfer pump and hose I have encountered are petroleum rated- not gasoline or diesel. Should you wish to return to gas, run her empty, fill up with gas. the residual diesel in those small quantities will not harm a gas engine.
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As others have mentioned, do you have an onboard generator- if so then no go (assuming you have only 1 fuel tank). If not, I would not give it a second thought. Every fuel transfer pump and hose I have encountered are petroleum rated- not gasoline or diesel. Should you wish to return to gas, run her empty, fill up with gas. the residual diesel in those small quantities will not harm a gas engine.

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