Removal of water from the fuel filter (diesel-powered vehicles only)Removal of water from the fuel filter (diesel-powered vehicles only)  - For emergencies - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

When water has accumulated in the fuel filter, remove the water as described

When water has accumulated in the fuel filter, remove the water as described below.

1. Place a drainage tray under the filter.
2. Connect a hose to the drain plug (A) and let it hang down into the tray.
3. Loosen the drain plug (A) a few turns and tighten the drain plug when clean fuel comes through.
4. Bleed the air (Refer to “Bleeding the fuel system” on page 8–21).

CAUTION

(1) Do not smoke or have any other open flame near the vehicle while bleeding the fuel system.
(2) Be sure to carefully clean away any water drained out, because any fuel mixed with the water could ignite and cause a fire.

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