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  1. Mick James

    Mick James Read Only Funster

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    Hi all, I have a 1995 Swift Royale on a Peugeot boxer 2.5tdi. Took the old bus for a spin today and a light come on on the dash, not red coloured though. Looking in the book the light is telling me there is water in the fuel filter. Not on all the time though, some days not at all then today comes on for a few minutes then goes off for a while, intermittent. Is it something to worry about as I am doing a 700 mile round trip to Yorkshire next month. Any advice would be welcome. Thanks.
     
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    there may be a (usually plastic) thumb screw on the bottom of the diesel filter along with the water sensor.

    hold a jar under and loosen the screw until clean diesel comes out.

    diesel floats on water so the water will flow out first and the last thing you want is water in the injector pump.

    water in the filter is usually caused by condensation in the fuel tank....a full tank will prevent it whereas a normally low tank will cause it.
     
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    :cry::cry::cry:I wish I was mechanical... i would have to pay somebody to do that...:Sad::Sad:
     
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  4. Viennese

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    So would lots of us Joy - and my partner is more useless technically than me!!! :Rofl1:

    Catherine
     
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    Ooh come on girls! It's no More difficult than turning on a tap, accessibility is the only problem on some motors, but at least women have smaller hands to get in their:Rofl1:
     
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    Women's hands, small things , accessibility......................been there done that ....................:Eeek:
    but still wouldn't know where to find the diesel filter.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Jude
     
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    movan Funster Life Member

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    Ok, smarty pants. So when Catherine and I require something mechanical doing, we can call on you to show us how to do it .... we are very good at watching....:Smile::Smile::Smile::Smile:
     
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    Not at the Fix It meet you won't :thumb:
     
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    on the base of the filter housing there is a white wheel,you have to unscrew it a little and pump the large dome on top of the filter housing until the water is flushed out.
    mine did this on leaving Troyes,on our way down to Annecy last summer,managed to still do 2000 miles.:Smile:
     
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