I filled my tank with diesel instead of regular gasoline but I didn't start the engine now what? Embarrased

Asked by Jun 10, 2018 at 08:37 PM about the 2002 Lexus RX 300

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Today I accidentally filled my tank with diesel but caught my mistake before
starting the car,a 2002 Lexus RX300. I had it towed to a service center but
because it is Sunday I don't the the ramifications or the possible expense

2 Answers

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the car won't run with diesel at all, not starting it was a good idea, you will have to have the fuel tank flushed and refilled, since you didn't attempt to start it no diesel should be in fuel lines.

24,155

Pull the tank to drain it.

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