Changing the Diesel fuel filter

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 140000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: DV4 16-valve diesel (90 PS)
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jesgatt wrote:Could you please guide me where I can find the bleeder valve because I have the same problem after replacing the fuel filter.
Thanks
There is no air bleed on the C3 diesels for the fuel.

AgilePeanut wrote:Never mind. I found the air release valve and managed to get the air out of the system. Its starting now
I assume AgilePeanut was referring to the water drain point (the one you drain off the water from the fuel at each oil change) as this is the only thing that looks or even behaves as a bleed point.

On your 8V engine its the bottom side of the filter, on the 16V engine its on the top of the filter and drains to a pipe attached to the filter (could be missing).
Drain water from fuel filter at every oil change to ensure water does not damage the injectors.
Drain water from fuel filter at every oil change to ensure water does not damage the injectors.

If you prime the filter with fuel before fitting it then you can spend less time using the priming pump.
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