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After sitting starts then dies acts like not getting fuel

Starts after cranking acts like gettin air can smell diesel also seems to have diesel under filter and behind pump any help would be greatly appreciated thanks

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Sound like air leak in supply line.look for leaking line at filter and the pump area.sound like its getting air in those areas.

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