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2006 Cadillac SRX Question: Water out of tailpipe can it cause P0302 code (water in gas tank)

 

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willie 3746, Brentwood, NY, March 11, 2013, 23:34
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the night before i added gas to the tank the next day i drove the car a few miles when the trouble started the check engine lite came on

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13485 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 12, 2013, 06:22
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    scan codes and post so we can adv

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    willie 3746, March 13, 2013, 09:16
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    Thebcode is P0302

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    ziptie12 March 12, 2013, 18:29
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    Code P0302 as you stated is 'misfire cyl.#2', Where's the "(water in gas tank)" coming from?

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    willie 3746, March 13, 2013, 09:14
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    At the gas station

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    ziptie12, March 13, 2013, 14:36
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    Then you need to drain the fuel tank and remove all water , replace the fuel filter and purge water out of fuel system...And then fix misfire in cyl.#2 , probably unrelated to water problem , otherwise you'd have P0300-random multiple misfires (water won't just go to #2 cyl,

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    globalhelper, March 13, 2013, 14:44
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    YOU MAY HAVE OTHER ISSSUE DUE TO THE GAS WOULD HAVE TO HAVE ALOT OF WATER IN IT. DID YOU OVERHEAT THE CAR AT ALL?

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    willie 3746, March 13, 2013, 20:03
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    No never over heated

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