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A residential oil tank typically has a 275- or 330-gallon capacity. A double-wall heating oil tank with a steel exterior and a plastic interior lining to prevent oil leakage typically holds 160, 275 or 400 gallons. Tank ... More »

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A heating oil tank stores the fuel needed for appliances that run on this type of fuel. They are typically made of steel, fiberglass or polymers and are usually installed outside of the home. The latter two materials are... More »

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To remove a fuel oil tank, drain the tank, remove the fuel lines, drop the rear suspension, loosen the straps and remove the tank. This task requires several things, including fire extinguisher, floor jack, hose clamp, g... More »

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A Williamson furnace oil tank holds the oil that powers Williamson brand furnaces. Williamson is known for manufacturing high-efficiency furnaces that provide annual fuel utilization efficiency ratings in excess of 80 pe... More »

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Users should speak with a licensed oil heat technician about replacing an oil tank if it has uneven legs, shows dripping or signs of leakage around the valves or filter or is several decades old. Tanks with weeps, wet sp... More »

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Fifteen inches of heating oil in a tank with a capacity of 275 gallons is approximately 156 gallons in a horizontal tank. In a vertical tank of the same capacity, 15 inches equates to approximately 86 gallons of heating ... More »

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Clean an oil tank whistle by pouring 8 ounces of an oil tank solvent, such as Fuel Right, into the vent pipe to soften and break down whatever is clogging the whistle. Then, after waiting two days, pour half a gallon of ... More »

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