what is a dual gas tank divertor valve and can it be bypassed without problems

5

Asked by Sep 29, 2012 at 08:56 PM about the 1989 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

no need to by pass, just don't switch tanks until you get it fixed. DON"T run out of gas on the tank you're using if you have this problem, however, because if it fails and tries to switch tanks and can't, it could leave you stranded.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1990 Ford F150 dual fuel tanks 5 answers

    I just bought a 1990 f150 xlt lariat. Currently the truck is pulling from the rear gas tank. When I switch to the forward tank, the needle on the gas gauge gets pinned way past full and the truck di...

    1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why would gas sometimes come out of the front tank filler hole (where the gas cap screws on) on a dual tank system? 17 answers

    Last night I noticed a small amount of gas dripping from the front gas tank filler hole. This morning noticed it again in the parking lot of a local store after about a two mile trip from the house....

    1989 Ford F-150

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what would be the symtoms of a dual tank switch valve failure 1 answer

    1989 Ford F-150 XLT Standard Cab 4WD LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • fuel problem 1991 ford xlt larriot 1 answer

    I have a 1991 Ford XLT Larriot 2 wheel drive. I have dual tanks but have not used the front tank in several years, so I only use the rear tank. When I am driving the truck I have fuel spewing out of...

    Ford F-150

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1997 Ford F250 gas with dual tanks 1 answer

    I have a 97 F250 big block gas engine with two tanks. It will not run off the front tank but when you move the switch on the dash the gauge works fine. Also, it seems like fuel is being pushed from th...

    1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XL Extended Cab SB HD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford F-150 Questions

Ford F-150 Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 7,860
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,360
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,740
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
806 Great Deals out of 67,649 listings starting at $2,484
Used Ford Mustang
454 Great Deals out of 45,522 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-250
470 listings starting at $3,475
Used Ford Ranger
194 Great Deals out of 5,816 listings starting at $1,650
Used Jeep Wrangler
280 Great Deals out of 18,051 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 127,014 listings starting at $13,377
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
119 Great Deals out of 17,707 listings starting at $18,848
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
195 Great Deals out of 7,859 listings starting at $17,900
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
381 Great Deals out of 12,526 listings starting at $7,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.