draining fuel tank clk 270 cdi

alf1956

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which is the easiest way to drain the fuel tank ? I was going to take out the sender unit & put a pipe into the tank connected to a pump as I am guessing there wont be a drain plug due to possible theft.
 

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If you’ve AA cover, accidentally drop some of the wrong fuel in, and they’ll send a specialist to you to drain your tank included in your cover :cool:
 

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which is the easiest way to drain the fuel tank ? I was going to take out the sender unit & put a pipe into the tank connected to a pump as I am guessing there wont be a drain plug due to possible theft.
As good a way as any.
 

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Hello
which is the easiest way to drain the fuel tank ? I was going to take out the sender unit & put a pipe into the tank connected to a pump as I am guessing there wont be a drain plug due to possible theft.

This is the only way as yours will have a lift pump and not an electric pump. If it had an electric fuel pump I would have suggested disconnecting the fuel supply pipe and bridging the fuse for the pump and using that to drain the tank
 

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Or pull the fuel filter feed pipe off and use your electric pump to drain off.
 


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