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Just bought a new 300C 3.6L that I thought was a flex fuel vehicle, and after running one tank of regular, and one tank of E-85, and filling up again today with E-85, the check engine light comes on, I do a little research, and find it is NOT a flex fuel. Seems like I cannot siphon out the gas because of a filter, so does anyone have a suggestion as to how to proceed?
 

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I would have thought the dealer had a duty of care to explain PROPERLY things like that to new owners. Perhaps contact them or Chrysler Customer Care.
 

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You will have to drain the tank. You don't want to punch through that filter.

Drop the tank and drain it.
 

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I'd be tempted to see if the dealer would do it first. It's worth putting to the dealer what Piggy said and see what happens. No harm in asking
 

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Ouch, so what happened? Did you contact the dealer, is everything OK?
 

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Just bought a new 300C 3.6L that I thought was a flex fuel vehicle, and after running one tank of regular, and one tank of E-85, and filling up again today with E-85, the check engine light comes on, I do a little research, and find it is NOT a flex fuel. Seems like I cannot siphon out the gas because of a filter, so does anyone have a suggestion as to how to proceed?
Probably to late but found this in the Manual.

If a Non-FFV vehicle is inadvertently fueled with E-85
fuel, the engine will have some or all of these symptoms:
• operate in a lean mode
• OBD II “Malfunction Indicator Light” on
• poor engine performance
• poor cold start and cold driveability
• increased risk for fuel system component corrosion
To fix a Non-FFV vehicle inadvertently fueled once with
E-85 perform the following:
• change the engine oil and oil filter
• disconnect and reconnect the battery
• drain the fuel tank (see your authorized dealer)
More extensive repairs will be required for prolonged
exposure to E-85 fuel.
 
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