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The car just suddenly cut out and wouldnt start, the engine turned over ok which proved the battery was ok. I called the RAC who pumped the manual fuel button near the filter in the engine compartment and when the pressure built up the engine fired up.The vehicle is diesel and it had approx 4 gallons in when this happened, any ideas ?

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The dreaded kia ,fit a non return valve in the fuel supply in and one in the return and i think this will cure it as this is not the first to give this sort of trouble ,when a customer had this problem the dealer wanted a fortune to change the fuel pump ,the diesel specialist garage wanted 600 euros to overhaul the pump and one of the mechanics said to fit the non return valves as this was what was playing up so i did and never had a problem since.

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