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Got fuel last night won't start unless primed then dies.

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Got fuel last night...

Got fuel last night won't start unless primed then dies

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make/model/year of your truck? Engine type?

2012 frieghtliner dd15

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?

If u hook a primer up it will run pull it off it dies

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?

No sign of metal shavings in filters

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Good evening
Can I get some more details?
Did it run out off fuel?
Did you get some bad fuel?
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Technician: go-west.., Technician replied 7 months ago
Good morning
I see the question is still open Do you have any other questions?
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