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If you can smell fuel then it's a leak, if you can't then I would suggest a failed fuel pump, or a blocked fuel filter.
Posted on Dec 09, 2016
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There is a possibility that your fuel transfer pump has quit and fuel is getting to your engine by gravity only. Have your tranfer pump flow rate tested. Also renew your primary fuel filter.
Posted on Mar 23, 2010
Testimonial: "i will check the fuel pump. i guess i will hear the pump start when i turn on the ignition. But - the engine also have stopped downhill(reg gravidity)"
The Low Pressure Side connector will be smaller than the High Pressure
Side connector so the refill hose will fit properly only on the Low
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Posted on Jul 21, 2010
Hi, i want you to clean the air intake valve and idle speed control valve, follow the procedure below.
Here are the common cause of surges, cold stalls, stalls at stops, slow idle speed, erratic idle speed, rough idle and engine hesitation (and other problems), it is in most cases the idle speed control air-bypass valve and or throttle valve and upper intake, these area's get full of gunk and combustion residue over the miles and cause idle issues (stalls, low idle) like yours, Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
I also have a Chevy Captiva 2L Diesel but with the auto box. The MPG on that one is abysmally bad! I bought it a few weeks ago with just under 30K miles on the clock (2007 model), and it returns around 230 miles on a full tank! That's around 17 MPG and probably on par with a Hummer!!
I was expecting the auto box to be less efficient than the manual of course but not to consume twice as much. Anyone out there with any ideas as to why this could be? I was actually already checking under the car to see if it loses fuel... We live in the suburbs and our trips can be considered a mix of urban and extra urban (they are admittedly on the short side and from a cold winter start; still, this doesn't justify the extremely low MPG). The car seems adequately powered for its weight and considering the small'ish engine and auto box.
Posted on Dec 31, 2010
there have three factors may be cause the problem,
1.The filter is a source for low fuel pressure, because it is stoped up or is cloged.
2. The fuel pressure regulator is another.
3. The pump itself.
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Posted on Jul 19, 2012
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