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Fuel line washers

Discussion in 'Engine, Drivetrain, Fuel and Exhaust' started by Jonathan Lingham, Apr 16, 2018 at 4:03 PM.

  1. Jonathan Lingham

    Jonathan Lingham Member

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    image.jpeg I can't restart my 220CDI after changing the high pressure fuel pump, even if I turn the engine over for two minutes continuously, and drain a fully charged battery. After trying I can see bubbles rising in the vertical fuel pipe on the front of the engine.

    I'm gong to try replacing the two squishy white washers on the fuel feeds into the pump, to see if that helps, but I'm having problems finding them online. Can anyone tell me what they are properly called (or better still give me a part number), and recommend a supplier?

    Thanks.
     
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    I don't think the foamy washers do very much really, the seal is made by the O rings, fuel system is a tw*t to bleed though, save your battery/starter motor and try a little easi start straight in the egr valve ;).
     
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    EGR valve?
     
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    You don't need them, just squishy foam...
     
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    Interesting.
     

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