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b5demon, Dodge Technician
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Experience:  ASE and Chrysler master technician for over 17 years Sprinter and Viper specialist
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Got 3 gals of regular gas in my 2006 diesel. can I drive

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got 3 gals of regular gas in my 2006 diesel. can I drive this?
JA: How many miles are on the engine? How has your mileage been lately?
Customer: 60,000 miles. about 16 mpg
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: jus trying to deal with about 3 gallons of gasoline accidently put into my diesel truck. would driving It hurt or would it just burn through
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: depends on he fix
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Dodge Mechanic should know about your Dodge?
Customer: no it runs great
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  b5demon replied 1 year ago.
HI Welcome to Just Answer! No you should drain the tank and refill it with diesel and also replace your fuel filter gas can damage the injection pump since the pump also uses the diesel fuel for lubrication the little bit of money you will loose is a lot less than replacing the injection pump.