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post #1 of 4 Old 09-20-2009, 02:10 PM Thread Starter
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hard to start after fuel filter change

so i changed my fuel filter few hours ago i did cycle the ignition on about 3 times so fuel pump would prime. now after i let it sit for about a hour it had a hard time starting. could there still be air in the fuel system? if so how do i go about getting the air out?

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It should automatically bleed out whatever air is in there. Check all of the o-rings on both filter housings to make sure that air isn't getting in somewhere.


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OK Did you actually drive it around ? It takes about 30 to 40 miles to the air completely out of the system. You probably sit have some left. Drive it around like i said for about that many miles and see.

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