Water in Diesel fuel is a common problem and all that is typically
needed is to drain the fuel tank, replace fuel filters, and purge the
fuel lines. Water may still be in the injectors so dont be surprised
if you have to crank the engine alot. Crank no longer than 30 seconds
followed by 1 minute of starter cool-down, repeat until it starts.
6k pounds is way too much money to do what the dealer/stealer says is
needed. In fact I think it is totally un-needed! Go and talk to the
boys down at a local truck/lorrie shop, I bet they will agree with me.
Hunch- I bet if you changed the fuel filter you would be back on the
road again. I find it hard to believe water made it past the filter
(not impossible). I used to install water seperators on diesels because
water *is* an issue diesel drivers have to deal with. Also I use the
following product exclusively and regularly -
Dont get screwed, use common sense. There are crooks out there who
want to make money off of the unknowing. 6k!!! My gott man, thats
insane! Should cost no more than 200-300 to flush your fuel system.