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 Post subject: problems,duel fuel;running one fuel only
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:52 pm 
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what will happen if u run a duel fuel vehicle on fuel only?? and vice versa?, ive got a 98 el factory gas ticford vialla, recently purchsd, gas apparenty leaked out and a screw was found 2 b loose, screw was tightened and thats wen i bought it wasnt game to try fill it, as this was just the story i was told(couldve caught fire for all iknow, knw wat i mean), i put it into ford for a full service they wont touch the gas side unless its factory, mine is so no probs but they wont put gas in them either if the tank is empty?? so they say, bit of the ol catch 22, if i want them to do it has 2 have gas in it?, or was this my dealers way of saying "dont wana do it"?, help???

 

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 Post subject: Re: problems,duel fuel;running one fuel only
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:16 pm 
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what will happen if u run a duel fuel vehicle on fuel only?? and vice versa?, ive got a 98 el factory gas ticford vialla, recently purchsd, gas apparenty leaked out and a screw was found 2 b loose, screw was tightened and thats wen i bought it wasnt game to try fill it, as this was just the story i was told(couldve caught fire for all iknow, knw wat i mean), i put it into ford for a full service they wont touch the gas side unless its factory, mine is so no probs but they wont put gas in them either if the tank is empty?? so they say, bit of the ol catch 22, if i want them to do it has 2 have gas in it?, or was this my dealers way of saying "dont wana do it"?, help???

where was the screw?open the gas cover and there should be a gas shut off valve,screw it closed,now you can put 5-7 bucks of gas in the tank.go to a gas mechanic and get it checked and repaired,will be enough to get that done.your ford guys-hmmmmmmmmmm

 

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 Post subject: Re: problems,duel fuel;running one fuel only
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:35 pm 
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ahh yes i can see were ur going with that!! thanxx il try and post the results,

 

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 Post subject: Re: problems,duel fuel;running one fuel only
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:40 pm 
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just dug up th record, they(ford) did a e-gas service but "due to the tank being empty could not do the full service", :roll:

 

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 Post subject: Re: problems,duel fuel;running one fuel only
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:45 pm 
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ahh yes i can see were ur going with that!! thanxx il try and post the results,

also in a prang,if your not sure you can close the valve.the system will close the electric valves,depends on where its hit and damage.

 

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 Post subject: Re: problems,duel fuel;running one fuel only
Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:53 pm 
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:wink: all is well found 1/2 doz loose screws :roll: , thru $1o bucks in was still ther th next day so took 4 a run; no probs at all, runs like a dream, problem solvered 8-)

 

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