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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 2nd August 2019, 11:26 Thread Starter
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My engine dies at startup 3-6 times and at idle

Urgent Help and advise really wanted: My 2.2 diesel Antara dies on starting over and over again. All my Vauxhall dealer could tell me after 300 pounds of diagnostic works is the high pressure fuel pump went bad because the fuel filter was blocked. There request 1,300 for a new pump and 500 and no guarantee this cost would fix the problem. Where can I buy a cheaper pump. The car dies only at low RPM yet accelerates like **** once the accelerator is pressed.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 2nd August 2019, 17:09
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It's probably your suction control valve on the injection pump that's faulty (also known as the fuel metering valve).
You may have a Bosch (prob a CP3) or a Delphi injection pump fitted to yours. Go to Ebay and look for Antara suction control valve.

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