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Old 04-07-2003, 04:21 PM   #1
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Water In Fuel Light

The light goes on and off intermittently. What do I need to do?
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Old 04-07-2003, 04:26 PM   #2
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Fill out an application, attach a check for $10 and join the club!

All joking aside, that happens on most of the gas units and no one knows why. If you have a diesel engine, I would investigate futher. That light applies only to the diesel units.

One suggestion is to get some electric tape and cover it up!
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Old 04-07-2003, 04:31 PM   #3
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Sorry, I forgot to mention that it is a Classic 345, gas powered.
The water in fuel light has no function on the gas rigs?
What club?
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Sorry for my dry sense of humor!

The 'My Water In Fuel Light comes on for no reason' club.

It is more common than not. This question has been discussed many times but to no resolution. It's one of life's mysteries.
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Old 04-07-2003, 05:32 PM   #5
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my 310 does that also but i find the light isnt lying i do have sorry gas and probably water in the gas. i dont know what is going on but i notice the light and dont buy gas from the station if i get a couple of tanks and also get the light. last year i got some gas and the light came on before i got out of the parking lot had one heck of a time burning that tank of gas havent been back to that one since. lol
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Water in gasoline

Having water in gasoline is not a terrible situation, but this can lead to the tank and other parts rusting and blocking the systems. The easy cure is to add a pint of any medical alcohol. The alcohol will attract any water and is easily mixed with gasoline and burned by engine. Fuel can accumulate water for several reasons, as, fuel is warm and enviroment is cool, or gas station has poor surface drainage. Lots of engineering money was spent to make owners aware of water. Taping or covering over the lite is not an option....
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Another 345 owner with the same problem.

I think I'll just take the 10 bucks and instead of sending in a membership I'll invest in some ethyl alchol. Won't solve the light on problem, but I won't care.
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Just to show I'm not hard-harded and close-minded ALL the time, I decided to put Frank's advise to the test. Since I was driving 400+ miles this weekend, I bought some fuel treatment that claims to remove water from the tank.

I added 2 bottles (for 21 gallons each) each time I gassed up. BY the time I returned on Sunday, the light was off. Seems to be working for now. I'll continue the testing but I don't plan on using it too much this summer since my A/C's need replacing.
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