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Draining megane coupe fuel tank

Hi can anyone tell me the best way to drain the fuel tank of my megane coupe 2001 model?
Sadly its timing belt snapped and killed the top of the engine, next stop scrapyard less any bits I can sell, but it has half a tank of petrol which I would like to recover.
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Re: Draining megane coupe fuel tank

Theres no drain plug on the tank so you have to either pump the fuel out or remove the tank with the fuel in it and tip it out.The easiest way is to find the fuel pump wiring and pipe work and run the pump from an external battery and modify the pipe work so it drains into a can.I'm sure I don't need to remind of you of the safety implications when handling petrol,espcially when you could have sparks coming from any homemade electrical connections....

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