I'm in a pretty bad situation. November 21st, I dove to work like any other day no issues, later to the bank in another town. I was completely out of fuel, 0 miles left on the display when I left the bank. I drove directly to a Chevron station where I pumped $60 of diesel fuel. I took off from there and drove 7.2 miles and parked for about 45 min. Got back in and drove 4.5 miles. I noticed when I got on the freeway initially leaving the gas station hitting the throttle seems sluggish. After leaving my second stop it still felt the same and suddenly the transmission started downshifting, from 8th to 7th and then to 6th all the way to 5th and made a loud grinding noise and died. I pulled to the side the road and noticed that the temperature was slightly above normal, but not in the red. When trying to restart the truck is sound like the engine was locked up watching the engine voltage would drop from 12 down to nine and even 6 V when turning the key. It was locked up I had it towed to the dealer where they inspected it and called to tell me that I had pumped gasoline. So I drove to the dealer and showed him my receipt for fuel that day, it said 60$ pump 3 diesel. He then insisted that the station had bad diesel fuel so I called weight and measures and they actually went out and took two samples had it tested and it came back normal. They are now sending out their own sample from the fuel taken out of my vehicle to test it as well. See photos below, they literally one $17,000 to replace this engine. Has anyone heard of this happening! What the hell did I do wrong? It has 20,000 miles on it and it's has been serviced by the dealer. It seems so obvious after refueling the truck it breaks down, but could that not be the case. i'm just waiting to hear what they say about their sample. Any advice would be appreciated.
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