[DML] Water in gas?!?
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[DML] Water in gas?!?

Last time I took the D out it was running well until I pulled in to  
get gas. The tank was fairly empty so I filled it and took off then  
about a mile later the car started hesitating like it was starving  
for fuel. I was sitting at a light and when I gave it gas to take off  
the engine died but restarted when I turned the key. The car kept  
acting like it was starving for fuel and after a block or so it  
started running fine.

Yesterday I pulled it out of the  garage to take it out for a run and  
as soon as it was in the driveway it died. I restarted it and it died  
again. I  pulled the fuel pump and verified that it was working by  
jumping the relay connectors.  I finally pulled an injector and stuck  
it in a bottle , jumped the relay again and pushed down on the air  
flow meter.  The fuel that sprayed out into the bottle was a cloudy   
and seems to have a lot of water in it.  Put everything back and  
tried firing it up again thinking If I could get it running It would  
pull the water through the system. After cranking it  a couple times  
there was one hell of a backfire but no starting.  The battery was  
almost dead from all the starting attempts and It wouldn't start with  
a jump so It was pushed back into the garage.

This morning I took it off the charger and tried to fire it up. It  
starts but as soon as fires up it dies and there seems to be a fair  
amount of water coming out of the the exhaust . I would hate to think  
that the back fire could have blown a head gasket and they were  
changed 200 miles ago. I'm not looking forward to having to pump out  
a full tank of gas for a little bit of water in the bottom but was  
thinking that since gas floats on water I might be able to pump a gal  
or two out and get the bulk of it, then add a fuel drier and run that  
tank of gas out and refill.  Anyone have any ideas?

Phil Priestley

Vin 2105


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