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Re: Allis Chalmers 5050 fuel problems

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Farmer Gene (WI)

02-21-2003 02:16:26




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Get some #1 diesel fuel and put that into the tank, you probably got straight #2 in it now and it will start gelling at +20, up here where it gets really cold we usually run 50/50 blend #2. Check the water traps under the fuel tank also, the screens usually get plugged. hope this helps.




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Dan

03-13-2003 19:49:42




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 Re: Re: Allis Chalmers 5050 fuel problems in reply to Farmer Gene (WI), 02-21-2003 02:16:26  
Man, I've been having the same problems as Todd with my 5050 all winter. I also changed my filters, replaced my fuel pump, added anti-gel, replaced fuel line. I'm pretty much convinced the problem is in the tank, so I am very interested in learning more about the water traps. What are they, where are they and can I get to them without taking the whole tank off? I tried to get the fuel shut-off valve off but it won't come off without moving the tank back an inch. Any suggestions?

Dan

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