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#11814749 - 09/06/16 12:51 PM tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP
Tx_ThumpAddict Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/01/13
Posts: 1031
Loc: burleson
Im pretty certain that my fuel tank has junk in the bottom and Im wanting to clean it without removing it, any advise would be much appreciated. the boat is an 03 Javaline.
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#11814882 - 09/06/16 02:24 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 10848
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Put a can Sea Foam in the fuel tank and add a spin on fuel filter.
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#11815475 - 09/06/16 08:30 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
Tx_ThumpAddict Offline
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Registered: 03/01/13
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Gary could you elaborate more please?
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#11815703 - 09/06/16 10:11 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Install a large spin-on fuel filter and start using Sea Foam and the tank will clean its self. Plus you will have water protection for our ethanol fuel.
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#11815791 - 09/06/16 11:11 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
Tx_ThumpAddict Offline
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Registered: 03/01/13
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Loc: burleson
Thank you, I will do this.
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#11821763 - 09/10/16 06:43 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
Tx_ThumpAddict Offline
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Registered: 03/01/13
Posts: 1031
Loc: burleson
I pulled my tank drained and cleaned it, I also installed fuel filter/water separator. When I went to prime it with the bulb it wasn't strong enough to pull fuel through the filter.
Is this normal or have I done something wrong?
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#11821853 - 09/10/16 07:15 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
smooth move Online   content
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Registered: 10/14/12
Posts: 962
Loc: bayou vista,tx
double check all connections for a air leak. it should prime. is the bulb between the tank and filter or between the filter and engine? i think it should be between filter and engine. it's raining pretty good, so i can't go check mine. anyone else know?
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#11821864 - 09/10/16 07:19 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
Tx_ThumpAddict Offline
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Registered: 03/01/13
Posts: 1031
Loc: burleson
It's in between tank and filter, there no leaks . I hook it back up with out filter and it worked perfectly.
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#11821932 - 09/10/16 07:50 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
bronco71 Online   content
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Registered: 02/05/06
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mine is between the filter and the engine....

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#11822065 - 09/10/16 08:57 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
Tx_ThumpAddict Offline
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Registered: 03/01/13
Posts: 1031
Loc: burleson
I switched it now it work great.
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#11823387 - 09/11/16 04:59 PM Re: tank drain?cleaning without removing-HELP [Re: Tx_ThumpAddict]
IKELEVI Offline
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Registered: 04/23/13
Posts: 186
Loc: Lavon, Tx
I always fill my fuel/water separator up with fuel before putting it on. Primes easier.

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