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Backup generator fuel drainage

how to drain the fuel out of a generator


It takes a full hour to drain a gallon of fuel from our Champion generator.

Using an old rag to filter the fuel will hopefully eliminate any particles that may have found their way into the bucket during this operation.

Once the tank is empty I start it up to burn off any remaining fuel.



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