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Old 06-05-2008, 11:33 AM
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76 300D dual fuel tanks

My 76 300D 114 has dual fuel tanks . I filled the tank in the trunk and then ran out of fuel, I cant find a switch or a lever to change the tanks over. Is it automatic or do I need to manually switch tanks??
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Old 06-05-2008, 12:28 PM
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How do you know it's dual tanks? Just curious.
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Old 06-05-2008, 01:03 PM
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I had an 81 300D with two tanks. The second was an after market that held 21gals. They were connected together with a large (1-1.5") hose from underneath. That way there was no switch and the fuel gauge worked.
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Old 06-05-2008, 03:05 PM
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the second tank is in the trunk, it had 10 gallons of diesel in it but I still ran out of fuel,
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Old 06-05-2008, 08:38 PM
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That's aftermarket. If the car didn't come with any documentation on that modification, you'll just have to keep looking until you see how (if) the auxiliary tank is hooked up.
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