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PostSubject: water   Draining Fuel Tank - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 30, 2014 7:07 pm

My 96 Riv without SC took on water in the tank and I thought I had dealt with that.  After I thought I had fixed the problem by draining the tank and replacing the fuel pump and filter it would not start.  I drained the tank again and it still would not start but wanted to. I added two cans of dry gas and it fired up and ran but would not settle down.  I would have to keep my foot on the gas to keep it going. I added another can of dry gas and it ran better but still I can not get it to idle.  It will go from a fast idle to a stall.  Starts right back up but will not stay running unless I give it the gas.  When I first start it the idle goes high (3500)  and then settles down and then stalls.  Help.  I figure I will have to somehow get all the water out of the tank, but how?  Is that what makes the idle erratic? This car ran perfect before the water problem.
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PostSubject: Re: Draining Fuel Tank   Draining Fuel Tank - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 30, 2014 7:45 pm

How long ago was the car last running correctly? How do you know water is in the tank, and how did it get there?

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PostSubject: Re: Draining Fuel Tank   Draining Fuel Tank - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 30, 2014 8:42 pm

I know water was in the tank because I drained the tank. I went through a rain storm with standing water everywhere and by the time I got home the car just quit. I think I explained this in a previous post. Any answers to my questions?
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PostSubject: Re: Draining Fuel Tank   Draining Fuel Tank - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 30, 2014 8:53 pm

jbeganny wrote:
I think I explained this in a previous post. Any answers to my questions?

Merged your new posts with the "previous". Exactly why we discourage posting multiple threads on the same issue:
https://rivperformance.editboard.com/t2245-multiple-threads-not-necessary

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'05 GTO 6.0L • 6-spd • 95k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26

'95 Celica GT 2.2L • 5-spd • 165k miles • 0-60: yes

'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

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'70 Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe 455cid • 116k miles
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PostSubject: Re: Draining Fuel Tank   Draining Fuel Tank - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 30, 2014 9:35 pm

I have read this thread previously and I think I did all that but it doesn't drain the tank completely. I would like to drain it dry.
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