2004 2500HD Diesel - Having to prime fuel filter to start

Discussion in 'GM Diesel & DuraMax' started by jczimmermann, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. jczimmermann

    jczimmermann New Member

    Latley I have been having to prime the fuel filter to start truck. Is the fuel pump expiring?
  2. donyms

    donyms Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club, it's great to have you aboard. Don't know anything about Diesel but if you post your question in the technical section you will get more responses. :glasses:
  3. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the Club!!!

    I moved your thread to the correct section of our Forum as this will get you more response/opinions related to your topic. Sorry, I do not know the answer to your question but someone should be along soon who can help. Good luck!
  4. 05DuramaxLLY

    05DuramaxLLY New Member

    I had the same problem with my 05 LLY duramax after I changed my fuel filter I noticed I had left the old O-ring on the drain plug. After I put the new O-ring on I had to prime it for the first 2-4 starts but after that it has started every time no problem. I hope that helps!

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