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Old 05-08-2008, 01:08 AM
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Originally Posted by bill murrow View Post
Instead of cleaning the tank strainer simply go under the hood, drivers side and switch the return and feed lines. Then you'll be blowing UP through the strainer. The line seems to go to the bottom of the tank. Did that to my 240 a year or two ago and have run it fairly low on fuel with no problems. The reason I switched was because I could not get the strainer out to clean it.

Vent is a good suggestion too.
but you dont want to be sucking in the unstrained fuel. Make sure you have an extra primary filter, or just clean it out with brake cleaner
1981 300SD 512k OM603

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