The Relay is the weather pack style heavy duty and wires are marine grade. This article will show what you can do to increase the reliability of the lift pump system. Take the fuel pump side of the connector, with the engine off, key off. Uses high temp wire loom covering. How do you deal with burned and broken glow plug tips? Switch also sold on this website separately. Vent the air out of the system via the vent on the filter housing.
No need to remove any fuel lines, plenty of flex in the hoses. This Guide will show you parts of your engine you've probably never seen, and it will explain many innovative and money saving maintenance procedures not discussed in any other manual of this kind. The information found in this volume has made it possible for owners to be satisfied with the 6. If a steady flow of fuel is noted, it is probably ok. If the engine continues to idle, then the lift pump is functioning, as it is delivering more fuel to the fuel system. This is the final segment of the Project series, where the performance data is presented and we discuss the diesel performance contest between the Project Truck and a new Ford and Dodge diesel, which was moderated by the staff of Four Wheeler magazine.
The first segment is available now. Remove the fuel filter and check the housing to see if it is dry. This article will discuss these failures, and show what you can do to prevent them. Harness is made by hand as ordered and is very high quality. Higher air inlet temperatures rob power and create higher exhaust temperatures. Running long periods without the transfer pump operation, will result in premature injection pump failures. Cooler made in the U.
When it fails, your lift pump will not run. If no power at the pump, this switch is bad. Also check the oil pressure switch as that switch is what turns this pump on and off. The only difference between the factory pump and the aftermarket one is the electrical connector. Included is a brief history of the 6. Rather, we believe other engine components are at fault. I keep a spare pump and a fuel filter in my truck at all times.
This time I'll show you the Banks diesel tachometer and automatic transmission temperature gauge mounted in a dash mount pod, which will be the subject for this installation. The typical symptoms of a failing lift pump will be harder starting and lower power during operation. All this should help prevent lubrication failures and extend the life of these powertrain components. Basically, fuel is pressure fed to the injection pump by the transfer pump. Certainly, there have been aftermarket 6. Yet through all of the hardships of owning a 6. I've been fortunate in that the glow systems in the trucks I've had all worked well.
It could be wrong to assume that these crankshafts are weak. We also offer a permanent gauge kit ssd-215 to read your pressure at a glance. You should continue to read 12V for a short period of time as the oil pressure falls. You might experience some loss of power, but not all the time. At idle thru full throttle, it should read 3-5 psi. Next connect the other wire to a 12V source. If no gauge is available, open the water drain valve tee-handle while idleing.
Besides being good for your truck, they also look pretty cool! To get your copy of the latest 6. If you have a pressure gauge you should get 8psi, after the filter which is over the 4psi minimum. Disclaimer : By reading the website, readers understand and agree to all set forth on the site and herein and realize that although effort has been made to try to present accurate information this website, it could contain some errors, mistakes, opinion, and typos so use any information and with that in mind, if in doubt, reader should research anything they do not understand or question as reader is responsible for their own actions. We purposely burned out a bunch of used and new glow plugs trying to find answers to these questions. We don't sell any of the products discussed in this Guide nor were we paid to include any product discussion, so you know you're getting only the best and most unbiased information.
Click to see what others have said about our books and guides. Bleed Air If you do open up the fuel system you may have to purge the air out of the system. Lift pumps were throw away replaceable Items on a Hummer. Our web site has been written to provide the most information and answer most common questions and many uncommon ones too. You can feel and hear this pump operating when the truck is idling, which is the easiest way to determine if the pump is still functioning. To access, remove the 2 bolts holding the filter assy to the intake manifold.