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2008 Silverado , 6.6 diesel it...
2008 Silverado , 6.6 diesel
it starts runs for a few seconds and then turns off
and to get it started again I have to prime it for to start again .
I have replaced the fuel filter housing but does the same
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Chevy
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
before I spray to start it up, I remove the small screw on top of filer housing or beside primer button ,
and I press down on button several time until fuel and air bubbles come out I tighen screw back .
after a couple of sprays as i'm cranking engine it start up
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
why do you say answer in just 8 minutes ....... it's been 3 hrs
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Chevy Mechanic: BOBBYSS, Master Technician replied 3 years ago
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