[Vwdiesel] priming fuel

Tad tadc at europa.com
Sun Dec 19 22:03:27 PST 2010

I've heard this can be a pain, and the recommended antidote is to do the
injectors 1 or 2 at a time.

Not very useful for you at this point, I know.

You mentioned you only have 1 line opened... I'd try all 4 until you get
some fuel out of them.

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 9:57 PM, Shalyn Shourds <sshourds at flash.net> wrote:

> All this talk about procrastination got me out working on the car.  I
> had the injectors in the ALH TDI rebuilt a while back and just now got
> them inserted.  I'm having a lot of trouble getting fuel to them.  I
> used a priming bulb to get fuel to the pump, but I still have no fuel to
> the injector line I opened to bleed.  It's been a long long time since I
> opened the fuel system on this thing so I can't remember:  Should it
> take more than one battery's worth of cranking?
> Wish I had a tractor so I could just haul the thing around in gear.
> Not to distract from my own question, but is it possible to do
> that--start it by pulling in gear?  Always wondered, never had occasion
> to find out.  Did it many times on the '80 and the '85.  Never tried on
> the '00 with all of the wires and sensors.
> -Shalyn
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