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Got distracted put exust...

Got distracted put exust fluid in gas tank drove about 10 miles , water in fuel warning went on, stop driving parked truck (f-350 32011)

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

What can I do to not to screw up my fuel system ? anything would help help help !

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '10 Ford?

2011 F-350 63000 miles

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Haven't tried anything yet Feel i will need to drain tank , tow truck to dealership, check fuel system for any problems but don`t know what else i can do to prevent super expense for repair, heard it could go as much as (10,000.00) ? so sad

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Don`t think so

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 7 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 7 months ago

Honestly if you just add the def to the fuel and dont start the truck, it is enough to just lower the tank and clean it out. But if you drove 10 miles then you will need an entire fuel system. Lines, fuel pump, injectors etc... I would have it towed to the dealer and dont run it anymore and see what they say. But it is likely you need it all. It can be a 5000-10000 dollar repair.

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