Bleeding the Air Out of a Diesel Engine Fuel System - On Demand Video

Needed when changing filters, injectors, fuel lines or heaven forbid - running out of fuel

If you are new to older Mercedes diesels and have not worked on them before, this is one of the first things you want to learn. Especially if you ever run out of fuel. Without knowing how to do this you will never get the engine started again!

Bleeding the Air Out of a Diesel Engine Fuel System - On Demand Video
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Bleeding a Mercedes Diesel - On Demand Video

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In severe cases just using the hand primer pump will not be enough. You will need to know the proper sequence for what Kent calls a partial bleed as well as a full bleed. In this on demand video he will cover both with step-by-step closeups while working on a 300SD. 

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WARNING FOR SUCCESS: Make certain now that your hand primer pump is working and not leaking fuel. Just go out and try it. If it will not pump up pressure or leaks fuel when you pump it you MUST replace it now. DO NOT wait until you need to bleed the engine - It won’t bleed with a bad hand pump! We recommend our heavy duty all metal pump made by Monark in Germany. See related products.

Total run time: 8:51

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