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    ok here goes car was on the red needed diesel so i thought it will ok till morn went to car and wont start so local mechanic came out and said looks like your fuel pump is dead as there no fuel coming out of the injector thing and ideas would be great also is the car going to scrap year heaven heard its a expensive job

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    What car is it mate? If its dry, some of the diesels dont have a pick up pump in the tank and will need to be primed before it will start.

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    sorry mate its a vectra c 2.0 dti 2002

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    A think possibility of mechanic tryna make himself some cash for free their.

    If its been run dry then probably needs running through some diesels can be an absolute **** to start after running dry.

    Ideally need to suction the fuel up.

    If not try filling it an tow starting

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    May need lots of cranking to get fuel to pump or jack up the rear end.

    Put fuel in filter like i said on other post if it fires then dies it's fuel supply and air in pipe.

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    i put fuel in filter and nothing happens at all

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    Does the DTI have a lift pump in the tank?
    -Further reading reveals they don't, as a result they will be a pig to prime might be worth just getting a vacuum pump on the return line from the pump.

    Filling the filter with fuel should help.
    Last edited by mon; 27th July 2012 at 10:59.

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    You have a thread running here http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...-out-of-Diesel

    Please keep it all in one thread so others know what you have tried !

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