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Jim Colla
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XM Diesel Air in fuel

Postby Jim Colla » Thu Apr 26, 2001 1:08 am

XM 2.1 SED. Starts, after turning over a few times. Runs for a few minutes and then stalls. Manual pumping reveals air in Fuel filter, lots of it. Clear it. It starts and then repeats the cycle. Checked fuel lines, changed filter and housing but problem remains. Any ideas?? Depressed Kensington
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Postby bob meek » Thu Apr 26, 2001 1:41 am

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XM 2.1 SED. Starts, after turning over a few times. Runs for a few minutes and then stalls. Manual pumping reveals air in Fuel filter, lots of it. Clear it. It starts and then repeats the cycle. Checked fuel lines, changed filter and housing but problem remains. Any ideas?? Depressed Kensington

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i had the same problem with my BX turned out it was the fuel pipes front to rear there are two and one had a slight leek causing it to draw air. replace pipes hope this helps
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bob meek
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Postby bob meek » Thu Apr 26, 2001 1:42 am

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XM 2.1 SED. Starts, after turning over a few times. Runs for a few minutes and then stalls. Manual pumping reveals air in Fuel filter, lots of it. Clear it. It starts and then repeats the cycle. Checked fuel lines, changed filter and housing but problem remains. Any ideas?? Depressed Kensington

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i had the same problem with my BX turned out it was the fuel pipes front to rear there are two and one had a slight leek causing it to draw air. replace pipes hope this helps
bob <u></u>
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Postby Dave Bamber » Thu Apr 26, 2001 1:57 am

Hi Jim. Can you replace the fuel pipes to the filter and to the pump with clear one's? This might help you locate the leak. Also if you have replaced the filter, is it sealed ok?
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