Avalanche, Sierra, Silverado, C&K Series, 1999-2005

Bleeding The Fuel System

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  1. Open the air bleed valve on the fuel manager/filter.
  2.  
  3. Connect a hose to the air bleed valve and place the other of the hose in a suitable container.
    CAUTION
    The Diesel/water mixture is flammable and may be hot. To avoid personal injury or property damage, do not allow the Diesel/water mixture to come in contact with skin, open flame or a hot engine. Do not overfill the container holding the fuel mixture as heat from a warm engine or any another heat source may cause the fuel to expand and leak from the container that may lead to a fire.

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  5. Remove the F/SOL fuse from the fuse panel.
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  7. Crank the engine in short intervals of 10-to-15 seconds until clear fuel is observed at the air bleed hose (wait for 1 minute between cranking intervals)
  8.  
  9. Remove the hose and close the air bleed valve.
  10.  
  11. Install the F/SOL fuse and start the vehicle. Allow the vehicle to run at idle for 5 minutes.
  12.  
  13. Check for fuel leaks, and clear any Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs)
  14.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Open the air bleed valve on the fuel manager/filter.
  4.  
  5. Connect a hose to the air bleed valve and place the other of the hose in a suitable container.
    CAUTION
    The diesel/water mixture is flammable and may be hot. To avoid personal injury or property damage, do not allow the diesel/water mixture to come in contact with skin, open flame or a hot engine. Do not overfill the container holding the fuel mixture as heat from a warm engine or any another heat source may cause the fuel to expand and leak from the container that may lead to a fire.

  6.  
  7. Remove the F/SOL fuse from the fuse panel.
  8.  
  9. Crank the engine in short intervals of 10-to-15 seconds until clear fuel is observed at the air bleed hose (wait for 1 minute between cranking intervals)
  10.  
  11. Remove the hose and close the air bleed valve.
  12.  
  13. Install the F/SOL fuse and start the vehicle. Allow the vehicle to run at idle for 5 minutes.
  14.  
  15. Check for fuel leaks, and clear any Diagnostic Trouble Code's (DTCs)
  16.  

Bleeding Air



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Open the air bleed valve on the fuel manager/filter.
  4.  
  5. Connect a hose to the air bleed valve and place the other of the hose in a suitable container.
    CAUTION
    The diesel/water mixture is flammable and may be hot. To avoid personal injury or property damage, do not allow the diesel/water mixture to come in contact with skin, open flame or a hot engine. Do not overfill the container holding the fuel mixture as heat from a warm engine or any another heat source may cause the fuel to expand and leak from the container that may lead to a fire.

  6.  
  7. Remove the F/SOL fuse from the fuse panel.
  8.  
  9. Crank the engine in short intervals of 10-to-15 seconds until clear fuel is observed at the air bleed hose (wait for 1 minute between cranking intervals)
  10.  
  11. Remove the hose and close the air bleed valve.
  12.  
  13. Install the F/SOL fuse and start the vehicle. Allow the vehicle to run at idle for 5 minutes.
  14.  
  15. Check for fuel leaks, and clear any Diagnostic Trouble Code's (DTC-s)
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Open the air bleed valve on the fuel manager/filter.
  4.  
  5. Connect a hose to the air bleed valve and place the other of the hose in a suitable container.
    CAUTION
    The diesel/water mixture is flammable and may be hot. To avoid personal injury or property damage, do not allow the diesel/water mixture to come in contact with skin, open flame or a hot engine. Do not overfill the container holding the fuel mixture as heat from a warm engine or any another heat source may cause the fuel to expand and leak from the container that may lead to a fire.

  6.  
  7. Remove the F/SOL fuse from the fuse panel.
  8.  
  9. Crank the engine in short intervals of 10-to-15 seconds until clear fuel is observed at the air bleed hose (wait for 1 minute between cranking intervals)
  10.  
  11. Remove the hose and close the air bleed valve.
  12.  
  13. Install the F/SOL fuse and start the vehicle. Allow the vehicle to run at idle for 5 minutes.
  14.  
  15. Check for fuel leaks, and clear any Diagnostic Trouble Code's (DTC-s)
  16.  

 
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