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    i have a vectra c 2.0dti 2005

    i didnt use the veccy for 3 days last week and yesterday when i come to use it it was just turning over not fireing, i tryed for 30 mins and no joy so i called the aa out took the an hour but i kept trying but i gave up because i was scared that i woud **** the pump up, the aa arrived and within 10 seconds of him turning up it started, i new all along what it was , air in the fuel system , i know it common on the diesels but what do i need so this dont happen again is there a 1 way valve i can fit so diesel dont go back to the tank?


    also i was talking to him and he said hes never hurd that the pumps go on these DTI's
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    Hi mate

    Did you find any solution for this, any idea?

    And on what pump do you mean by this: i was scared that i woud **** the pump up

    Best regards

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    It's the diesel pump. If there is no fuel being pumped through it then it will be running dry which will cause excessive wear. It uses the diesel as a lubricant.

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