Question about BMW X3 Series

1 Answer

Have done oil ,air,fuel filters and now its hunting (diesel )

Posted by on

  • Graham Feb 24, 2012

    I see the return line dose not go to tank but runs around in circels

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • BMW Master
  • 76,846 Answers

You have trapped air in the system, did you fill the fuel filter up with clean diesel before you installed it. If not remove it and fill it up

Posted on Feb 23, 2012

Testimonial: "that sounds about right thanks"

  • Graham Feb 24, 2012

    no but it shood clear though return line?

  • yadayada
    yadayada Feb 24, 2012

    You have air trapped in the fuel line due to not filling the filter before installing, this is outlined in the factory service manual, now that air has migrated into the supply to the injectors you may need a dealer to get it purged out of the system.

×

Ad

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 119 Answers

SOURCE: fuel filter on a 6.2 diesel

Remove the old fuel filter prepare the new one check the O ring fitted good position fixed back don't over tight just by hand. if you have hand pump you can pumping don't forget to bead the system or start the engine keep going until engine start.

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

lastech
  • 408 Answers

SOURCE: Changed Fuel Filter with full service but engine not turning on

hello,if your old fuel filter is not dirty,install your fuel filter,sometimes fuel filter is defect even it"s new,hoping there is no fuel leak during your replacement of filter,ty

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to service my son 2005 Kia Picanto A Part list would be great plz


if its a 1.1 diesel
5.3 lts oil
climate cold-5w40
moderate-10w30
hot-15w40
oil,air,diesel filter
pollen filter

if its a 1.1 petrol
3.3 lts oil
climate cold-5w30
moderate-10w40
hot-20w50
spark plugs-NGK BKR5ES-11
gap 1.0-1.1
oil,air,fuel and pollen filter

May 22, 2016 | Kia Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Why woun't my 6500 ransond generator start its a diesel


See id it is actually pumping fuel and if so see if the glow plugs are getting hot.

Oct 07, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why cant my car reach top speed. the reves also can not pass 1.5


sounds like you are either not getting enough fuel , re-prime the fuel filter, ck the air filter , take it out for a run and see if it makes a differance , a air filter will do this for sure, even new ones , oil filter should have no affect on the running of it at all ,either air or fuel problem with is ,

Sep 15, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Hyundai tucson crdi


You might have an air lock in the fuel system. The lines from the injector pump possibly need broken loose at the injectors and cycle the fuel pump several times until nothing but pressurized fuel comes out.

Jul 26, 2014 | 2006 Hyundai Tucson

1 Answer

Bmw diesel wont start


I'm guessing that you got an air lock in your fuel system as a result of your changing the fuel filter... I certainly don't know about a BMW diesel, but in most semi-truck engines, there is a priming pump just for the purpose of getting the air out ... and the fuel into.... the fuel system. I've even been known to fill the filters with diesel fuel before screwing them onto the base.. This is risky because of the possibility of allowing some foreign, unfiltered debris to get into your pump and/or injectors, just because of your putting unfiltered fuel into your filter... Check and see if there is some kind of priming pump close to the filter. Also, a possibility is that you may have an electric fuel pump.... as to where all you may need to do is loosen a fuel fitting on the pressure side of the pump and filter.... and allow the electric pump to purge the system of air.. I confess to my lack of knowledge on your BMW.... but, I do have some basic understanding of most diesel systems... Good luck..

Jun 24, 2014 | 2004 BMW 320d

1 Answer

Need to tune up my truck what will i need to replace


Hi Jeffery, You forgot to say if it has a petrol or diesel engine. In the case of a petrol engine, replace the the oil filter, fuel filter and air filter, and the spark plugs. Other than these items there is little else to do, as the engine performance is entirely controlled by the management system. The only difference between diesel and petrol powered vehicles during service, is that with diesel there are no spark plugs. Remember in the case of a diesel to fill the fuel filter with clean fuel before fitting it to the housing. Doing so will help in expelling the air from the system and make start up easier. Also fill the oil filter with the same multi grade engine oil used in service, so that on start up the engine is lubricated more quickly. Regards John

Jan 27, 2013 | 2003 Toyota Tacoma

2 Answers

I just bought an 03 td4 gs freelander and the oil on the dip stick is black, this is my first diesel car so not sure if this is o. always had petrol and it's like golden syrup in them? :-)


diesel engines do run dirty if this was my car i would change the oil and oil filter as a mater of corse, at lest you will know its been done then, also change the fule filter and have a look at the air filter as well
diesels dont like dirty fule or partly blocked filters, for what they cost its well worth the effort if you have only ever run a petrol engine you will find that the diesel need more servicing more often if you leave it unserviced the engine wont last as long as it could so dont skimp on the servicing or you wont be saving pennies you will be spending pounds

Mar 07, 2010 | 2002 Land Rover Freelander

1 Answer

Volkswagon carravelle failed m.o.t on gas emmisions tried lamba sensor no improvement any ideas. 1995 model


is it petrol or diesel?-if its petrol try removing air filter-if its diesel you will have to change oil filter,oil,oil filter and fuel filter in one job lot-this usually works! if not as a last resort find the diesel screw on the fuel pump and turn it down(anti clockwise i think)-note how many turns-you will notice a horrible loss in power,but you can reset it after the test,because no-one will care then

Feb 25, 2010 | Volkswagen Camper Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

My first Desiel


The most critical things in owning a diesel are the air and fuel filters. Irregardless of what the owner's manual may say change the fuel filters at least twice a year, spring and fall because the oil companies change their additives in the fuel twice a tear. The air filter should be done at least once a year. Keep a close eye on the water in fuel warning and fix it when it shows up, your owner's manual should have the steps to take. Most diesel's call for 15-40 diesel oil, there's no reason not to stay with it. Pick up a copy of Haynes Diesel Engine Repair Manual, part # 10330.It will save you a lot of time,money and headaches. It costs about $20 at the auto parts store.
Before you make any decisions to start tinkering with it to increase power do your research. Diesel's work well because everything is balanced and even though supplier's may claim you won't have to change anything else, don't bet on it. Bank's is a reliable authority on diesel performance to judge decisions on. Hope this helps.

Oct 26, 2009 | 2001 Ford F350 Super Duty SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

115 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top BMW Experts

Anthony Jones
Anthony Jones

Level 2 Expert

128 Answers

Frankie B

Level 2 Expert

65 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

254 Answers

Are you a BMW Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...