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Re: Polishing fuel filter change procedure
Just fill the secondary filter with diesel as well as the primary as Chef2 suggested and you shouldn't have to bleed. If you do have to bleed, start with the bleed screw on top of the secondary, the one that uses a 10mm wrench. I have only had to bleed at injectors when the engine stalled due to clogged filters and as others have said it's no big deal. If you're doing it by yourself you will need to short the starter solenoid with a screw driver unless you have a remote start switch. Start at the forward injector and turn the engine over till you don't see any air, Move to the second and repeat. Engine will most likely fire after the second injector is bled.
When I say fill the secondary filter I'm talking about the bowl that the paper fits into. You should also change the O ring on top of the bowl when you change the filter.
Hope this helps
Last edited by contrarian; 02-20-2020 at 10:29 PM.
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