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Well, I've made a boo boo! My Bongo is a 2.5l petrol and

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Well, I've made a boo boo! My Bongo is a 2.5l petrol and I've stupidly put diesel in! Haven't attempted to start it. Is there a drain plug on the tank? The camper is a 2000 model.
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: Everything was fine. Don't want to try to start with diesel in the tank my
JA: What is the model of your '00 Mazda?
Customer: It's a Bongo Friendee campervan
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Haven't tried anything yet, looking for advise.
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Only that the tank was very low on petrol before I put in by mistake diesel ⛽

Hi my name is ***** ***** am here to assist you Today it is very rare to have a drain plug on a fuel tank are you stuck at the fuel station.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hi Gavin. Yes, haven't tried to start it.

Has it been turned in to a full camper i ask this regarding access to items.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
All Bongos are Japanese imports and to the best of my knowledge start life as a minibus/mpv and then get converted. So I would imagine the answer is yes

I mean has it got a sink unit ect ect if it has you will have to ask in the petrol station who is used to drain fuel tanks in that area.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it has a sink unit etc, so I will have to get the tank drained locally? If so, can this be done by syphoning or does the tank have to be removed?

They will be syphoning the tank.

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Ok, thanks for your input. Goodbye.

No problem regards Gavin.