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Old 8th May 2018, 10:23 AM
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Default 3.0 TDi diesel fuel leak all over belts and pulleys

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Today's problem...we are losing so much diesel sir!
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Today's problem...we are losing so much diesel sir!
Oh no hope you sort it dude. I am finding my one quite thirsty these last few weeks
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Blown brown shaft seal.
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Fitted new pump today 87 off ebay (new ones are ~900).
Repeatedly flushed it out and rotated by hand while putting clean diesel in until sure any possible bits would be out of it (as they never get the holes sealed by the sellers). Replaced fuel filter and the valve on top (which snapped when removing) and vacuumed diesel from all 4 pipes on the filter in case they had bits in them.
Not that hard having had it off before a few weeks ago.
Don't need to put into service position like the manual says but had to cut threaded shaft of pulley puller tool down to fit the smaller gap.
Been for a test and back to normal service and may get old one refurbed.
Now 12-13 years old it seems lots of parts made of rubber or plastic have deterioated in strength, such as connectors, pipes, clips etc...

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I had similar but with a Sprinter, high pressure pump would leak when cold, as it warmed up it would seal up. a few thousand miles after it was sorted I had the bearings on the belt roller fail and the roller rolled off leaving the belt in a tangled mess and me with no power steering, water pump or alternator. Thinking was the diesel that had been flung around the belt had washed the bearing out.

Glad you got yours sorted
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