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Drain the tank and pray it don't mess up anything. If you run it, it will make the car run really bad and might even cost you an engine replacement.

AnswerThis sounds like a glass half full or half empty type question. Have the fuel tank drained the fuel filter replaced and if you are really in the mood flush the fuel lines. Other than the low or no power / alot of grey smoke / and engine knock this will clear up as the diesel fuel makes it's way back through the injector pump and to the injectors and finally to the engine. This happens more often than you might think with usually no long term effects to the best of my experiences.
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Q: What must you do if you put half a tank of unleaded petrol in your half full diesel car?
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