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What does the gas pump with three drops?

light is a gas pump with three (rain) drops… Hello, this is the water in fuel message. Unsure if done, but first thing is to use the manual drainl ever on onengine to drain and water buildup in the system.

What does the gas tank with water drops mean?

These are all Water in Fuel Indicator symbols found in diesel powered vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with separators that remove water from the fuel. Each image includes at least a drop of water or wavy lines or both. Other images are meant to resemble canisters.

What does the fuel filter warning light look like?

This warning light could mean that the drain is blocked and the system can’t empty itself. Don’t ignore this warning light or the system will fill with water and start leaking it to the engine. Once the water has been drained from the filter, this warning light should go out on its own.

Is it safe to drive with water in fuel light on?

Water doesn’t work very well as a lubricant and it could cause excessive wear on the engine if it made its way through the fuel system. A warning indicator on the dash will let you know when too much water has been collected and the fuel filter needs to be emptied.

How do you know if the fuel filter needs to be replaced?

Signs Of A Clogged Fuel Filter

  1. Trouble Starting the Engine. The most common sign of a clogged fuel filter is trouble starting the car, since it depletes the oil supply going to the engine.
  2. Issues Accelerating.
  3. Frequent Idling and Sputtering.
  4. Strong Odors.
  5. Engine Misfires/Low Performance.
  6. When to Replace the Fuel Filter.

What are the symptoms of a bad fuel pump on an outboard motor?

From smooth sailing to a bumpy ride Sputtering or misfiring is another sign that the fuel pump may be on its way out. When the pump is not providing fuel consistently you will experience sputtering and may even find that the engine dies while the machine is still in motion. It’s similar to running out of a tank of gas.

How do you test a bad fuel pump?

Listen for the fuel pump: Put your ear near the fuel tank and have an assistant turn the ignition key to the “on” position. The fuel pump should make an audible noise if it’s working properly. Whack the fuel tank: Have an assistant crank the engine while you hit the fuel tank with a rubber mallet.

What causes a boat engine to stall at idle?

Designed to regulate the engine idle speed, a malfunctioning idle air control valve can cause the engine to stall. The inside of the fuel hose is susceptible to deterioration. If left unchecked, it can cause stalling and in extreme cases engine failure.

Why is my outboard not getting fuel?

A blocked outboard fuel line prevents fuel from getting to the motor. It generally starts with a partial blockage, where playing around with the fuel hose and pumping the primer bulb will get the motor to start or keep it running. When this happened to us recently, the solution was pretty simple: a new hose.