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Old 12-14-2018, 01:38 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by mlh View Post
He could have pumped DEF in his auxiliary tank and not his main. He went a hundred miles or so then transferred fuel to the main tank now both tanks have DEF in them. Then right after that it went through the system and caused the problems.
I wasnít there I certainly donít know what happened. The most likely answer is just like he said. If he did make a mistake he isnít going to admit it now. Every body makes mistakes.
This is what I was thinking happened.

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Old 12-14-2018, 06:42 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by JandC View Post
His Progressive auto policy covered it.

I can't answer why after changing his filter it ran okay for 100 miles but then after adding from his aux tank it began dropping rpms. Maybe there ended up being a higher percentage of contaminated fuel added to the aux tank, a stronger mix of bad fuel as compared to the mix in his truck tank. Don't know.
My sense is that someone put def in the aux tank. Especially if the aux isn't locked. Thx for the update.
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Old Yesterday, 06:53 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by hfjra300 View Post
Our 2017 Ford truck engine died while we were on the freeway in Eugene Oregon this past summer. It was towed to the Ford dealer and it was determine that it had contaminated fuel. A State Farm adjuster confirmed it and State Farm paid for the repair plus a rental car while it was being repaired. State Farm was very easy to deal with and quick with the decision.
Did they say what it was contaminated with? Do you know where the contamination came from? I suspect if State Farm was so quick with the decision to cover it they must be seeing this at least once and awhile.
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