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I f*cked up... Spare me the ridicule, at least until the problem is fixed. I blame it on the Jameson.

Truck was at 1/4 tank and decided it needed to be filled before I drove to a friend's house about 25 minutes away. I don't often drive the truck, and can only remember fueling it once before. I normally drive a Subaru Impreza which I fill with Mid grade gasoline. My only thought is that I must have accidentally done the same with our less than a year old 2016 Nissan Titan XD Cummings Diesel, like a complete idiot. It drove fine during the 25 minute drive to my friend's house. No issues. It wasn't until I went to start it the next morning that it didn't start immediately. On second try it did, but it sounded as if the fuel was watered down. I immediately shut it off and slapped myself for being so ignorant. I had it towed to the Nissan dealership. We've also had some DEF issues with it so I mentioned that as well. The guy calls me up today and says that their guys talked to the "engineers at Nissan" and had decided everything to do with the fuel system needs to be replaced, including the fuel tank, to the tune of $11,000 before tax.

Someone tell me they're wrong...
 

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Because they want all my money...

But seriously though, I have no idea. According to the Cummings website regarding the specific engine type in my Titan, it has:

"A two-stage fuel filter system for the 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel features the latest NanoNet™ media from Cummins Filtration, to ensure that the HPCR fuel system is fully protected against fuel contamination. NanoNet's unique construction provides lower fuel-flow restriction, and traps greater than 99 percent of all particles as small as 4 microns."

I figure this is the reason why it didn't seize up on me while I drove it nearly 20 miles down the highway...
 

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drain it, new filters, flush the system. Doubt you need to spend 11k lol. Search the titanxd forum. i think someone did the same.
 

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drain it, new filters, flush the system. Doubt you need to spend 11k lol. Search the titanxd forum. i think someone did the same.
Agree^. At the worst case, the injectors would need to be replaced too. Do all of the above and run it and see. We had the same thing happen to a F250 diesel. It wouldn't start after a ten mile drive, after gas was mistakenly added. The tank was dropped and cleaned, all fuel lines blown out, filters changed, oil changed and injectors replaced. This was done by the Ford dealership to the tune of around $4800.00. Good luck.
 

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That's about right, everything needs to be replaced on the newer Diesels. The pump & injectors cannot handle Gasoline. File a insurance claim, that's what most people do when this happens.
I think you are the 1st that has done this with an XD ( that posted it ).
Go over to www. NissanXDfourm.com & stay over there, it's a better resource for XD owners.
 
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So what was the outcome?
 

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If you filled it from 1/4 tank, then I'd say that AZ pro is right. You might get lucky flushing it all out, but if you do, TRADE IT.
You won't make that mistake again.
 

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On the Ford Superduty, running gasoline through the entire system will cost you up to $10,000 to replace the entire fuel system. On my F-350 I'm really careful when it comes to filling up with fuel.
 
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