[Vwdiesel] Car won't Start

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Thu Feb 14 18:28:07 PST 2008

In a message dated 2/14/2008 4:29:39 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
eriklane at gmail.com writes:

> You can crack the unions of the injector lines at the injectors to
> speed up the process of getting rid of air, or just to verify that it has
> fuel there. VW diesels don't seem to need that like some diesels, though. I
> don't know why the difference.

  It doesn't really seem to help much and it can leave you with 
slight weeping issues with this new fuel.  :-P
  If you put the filter on empty, it'll take at least 3 minutes of 
total cranking time IF your pump in the injector pump is working 
fine.  If it was full it takes close to 2 minutes cranking time some 
times.  I crank for about 20 seconds, wait, and so on.
  It'd be worth lpulling the line to the pump and sucking the filter 
full or removing it and pouring it full (unless you have compressed 
air and can put some pressure to the fuel tank.)  It helps a LOT 
also, if you pull the return line banjo bolt from the pump and fill 
the pump through it, with diesel, then replace the bolt and 

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