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Where is yalls factory funnel? I thought it’d be under one of the seats but either I am blind or stupid or don’t have one and want to get dealer to replace if it’s gone.
 

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TxBriley - excellent question, as I had the same one before my first fuel fill-up!

On my 2015 Platinum, it was on the floor held in place by a clip in the bay underneath rear seats directly behind the driver's seat (left rear passenger)

On my 2018 Platinum, it is tucked onto a fabric seam behind the right rear passenger seat by the jack:
= You need to pull the top half of the right rear passenger seat forward
= Factory funnel is tucked about half-way up the frame by the door jamb

This is a better spot as it doesn't take up what little space is available in the old spot on my 2015.

Full disclosure: I cannot take full credit for this, as my Service Manager pointed the new location out to me.
 

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TxBriley - excellent question, as I had the same one before my first fuel fill-up!

On my 2015 Platinum, it was on the floor held in place by a clip in the bay underneath rear seats directly behind the driver's seat (left rear passenger)

On my 2018 Platinum, it is tucked onto a fabric seam behind the right rear passenger seat
= You need to pull the top half of the right rear passenger seat forward
= Factory funnel is tucked about half-way up the frame by the door jamb

This is a better spot as it doesn't take up what little space is available in the old spot on my 2015.

Full disclosure: I cannot take full credit for this, as my Service Manager pointed the new location out to me.



Forgive my stupidity, what funnel are you speaking of? My dealer didn't tell me anything about the truck, just handed me the keys and said Adios!
 

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Thanks yeah I’ve filled up twice and I couldn’t put in any additive and looked and just gave up and went without additive lol thanks though I will check that as soon as I leave the office!
 

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they are also on amazon for $7 if you need a spare.
 

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The smaller diameter funnels dont work. Has to match the factory diameter or the second flapper wont open.
I can validate this statement. The first time I was going to put additive in my tank before a fuel up I tried using a funnel very similar to this one https://www.amazon.com/WirthCo-32855-Funnel-Multi-Purpose-Capless/dp/B00L4816B4/ref=pd_bxgy_263_3/135-8060252-0704839?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00L4816B4&pd_rd_r=036a04d2-5086-11e9-9b47-850ae58408d8&pd_rd_w=OoeE9&pd_rd_wg=ISMqm&pf_rd_p=a2006322-0bc0-4db9-a08e-d168c18ce6f0&pf_rd_r=D6KN95FTDG7F49AMTRY8&psc=1&refRID=D6KN95FTDG7F49AMTRY8 that I purchased at my local Fleet Farm, inserted it into the capless inlet, started pouring in additive and discovered that the additive was not going down into the tank.

Since the above experience I have been using the capless funnel provided with our truck behind the passenger side rear seat to input additive into the tank on fuel ups; however, this makes the funnel have a smell you won't want in your vehicle, so I store mine outside the vehicle and put it in the bed of the truck when heading for a fuel up. Of course, this technique won't do me any good if I am caught on the road in need of it and it is sitting at home, so I have been thinking about getting a brand new OEM funnel to put back behind the seat in its original location.

I can say that the OEM funnel for our 3.0's seems to have a larger diameter than what I recall for my 2010, so not sure just any capless funnel for sale will be compatible and work with our trucks. With this in mind, if someone does order one of these aftermarket capless funnels such as the Hopkins one posted by @wreedsvt and can verify it works without spilling additive down the side of your truck please do post which one you ordered and that it worked successfully without issue--thanks!
 

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I did buy this adapter just in case I was stuck with only big rig pumps. Works in a bind but it is good for adding additives. Nice with the case to to keep the smell contained.

https://www.amazon.com/TDI-Diesel-Fuel-Nozzle-Adapter/dp/B00696Y74O
Have you been able to test this working for our capless inlet?

Thanks
It works for sure. Used it a bunch of times. Haven't used a bigger nozzle pump yet as I am keeping that as emergency only but it works for additives.
 

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@fharrison -- thanks, I am going to order myself one of these tonight.
 
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