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    Default help car will not start after fuel filter renewal

    ive got a vectra c 2.0 dti i changed the fuel filter this morning and bled the system and at the injectors but cannot get it to start what am i doing wrong???

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    Take the filter off and top it up with fresh diesel, then put it on. You've only bled from the pump to the injectors. Now the pump has nothing to pull through as you have an air lock. Top up the filter and the rest should self bleed.
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    cheers mate eventually got it goin

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    ooooh the days of syphoning diesel and mouthfulls of fuel yumm

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    i still have to at work

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattolly86 View Post
    i still have to at work
    Tescos wont be impressed

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    Never tasted diesel but had one or two of petrol ..........

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    Wanting to change the fuel filter on my veccy turbo , is there anything I should be aware of when fitting this , also the new filter has an arrow on it.

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