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How to get air out of fuel line after replacing fuel filter

Changed fuel filter car started next day it wouldn't.

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If it is a gasoline engine, you don't have to bleed any air. Just crank the engine until it starts

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it helps to remember that a vehicle need 3 things to start
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spark is easy to see if your getting. have an assistant watch
remove one spark plug wire from the plug and lay the wire next to a metal nut or bolt on the engine
then crank the engine, the assistant should see a bright spark coming from the wire

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