I did notice the exhaust sounds a little too muffled though. For that timeline and cost, I may be better off just replacing items and hope I get it right. I have experienced repeat failures even when using the most expensive replacement Delco parts. Find wiring diagrams and tech tips along with parts and labor estimates. This factory replacement unit also includes the fuel level gauge sender, hanger assembly and tank filter sometimes called the sock. But all they said was they didn't know.
When you get the Delco replacement parts it comes with a new connector on the fuel pump side. In order to test the fuel pump, the relay must be operational and supplying the fuel pump with power. In the I use, a Tech Tip states, the connector should be replaced with the fuel pump assembly. I really hope not, but I have to get this fixed before this weekend. Had truck towed to garage thought it was fuel pump. Causes of Fuel Pump Failure The original Chevy pump motor has a life expectancy of about 15-20 years. The actual temp is fine, but when you lift the hood, it really smells hot.
You have to give it a lot more gas to make up for it. I wasnt getting the required pressure needed to start the truck. Some have found that you need to fill the front tank first or it throws the gauge off. I will be checking up the things you suggested as well. So, either your spark plugs aren't giving it spark or the fuel is not going in. I'm guessing you have a bad fuel pump. This process leaves more room for error and is also a large cause of repeat failures.
I think its the fuel pressure regulator dumping too much fuel. Their mechanics had gone home and they couldn't look it up anywhere. In fact it has more visitors than any other page. Also features advanced rust-inhibiting finish for longer life. Running the vehicle out of fuel, which will actually run the pump in a dry state can shorten the expected life span. My main question now is: what is the fuel pressure suppose to be? I don't want to be buying a bunch of suspect parts if only one will fix it. If it sounds like a nice even rhythm its probably ok.
I will definately take a look at what suggested. If you have a for-profit service,. I almost wonder if the cat is plugged? If it still doesn't hold pressure, then the Fuel pump is bleeding back into the tank. To make matters worse, what I have seen are repeat failures of the replacement unit. Im starting to lean towards the fuel pump. I have a 98 3500 dually. Also, instead of the arc marks on the poles being lined up with the center, all of the marks were to the side of the poles on the cap.
These tools can be rented or purchased from most auto parts stores as well as a number of hardware and tool retailers. It is running rich, which you can smell sitting at idle. Mine does not have a gas smell or black smoke. And it is suppose to hold the pressure, not bleed off as fast as it does. What are the fuel trims telling you? Give this fuel pump repair page a bookmark or share with a friend. To reduce risk of contaminating the replacement pump, Delphi recommends cleaning the fuel tank before installing a new pump.
Hoping someone can help narrow this down quickly. I also verified the distributor was in fact in the correct location. The truck does smell like it runs hot. I noticed it does lack power basically everywhere above just off idle. I will more than likely just replace the pump as I really need this truck this weekend. This port is situated underneath the lower leading edge of the dashboard, approximately 6-inches to the right of the steering column centerline. The video section of this auto repair website has received a lot of positive feedback.
Over time this can damage the part. Alan Transfer Pump Hi Ticki2 Well been crawling under the truck dump body today on a rainy day. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Rear tank doesn't supply the front as it's always full. If it is blown, replace it. For original equipment diagrams, check your local auto parts stores or library for repair books for your specific vehicle published by companies such as Chilton's or Haynes. I have a 97 silverado 3500 with the vortec 454 in it.
I guess I need to buy a service manual. I'm prob going to drain the fwd tank to induce the aft tank to fill it. It has 200k on it, and has a horrible low throttle input miss and a high idle at times. The availability of diagrams will depend on a few variables including the year of your vehicle and how much of the vehicle is factory original. Locate the relay control box underneath the hood. This Part Fits: Catalog: B Vehicle Body Engine 1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 Extended Cargo Van 5. Bring your at home auto repairs to the next level with Mitchell Do it Yourself Auto Repair Information and.