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post #1 of 7 Old 10-07-2012, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel Pump noise

Fuel pump just got really loud lately (for the last 100 miles or so.)

I just got the truck back together from doing headgaskets, studs, and the EGR cooler upgrade. The fuel filters where changed when the motor was fixed. (less than 1000 miles ago.)

I am used to hearing the fuel pump when I cycle the key to th 'ON' position, but it has been MUCH louder lately. I can even hear it going down the road. It sounds like a power steering whine ...

SO - it the pupm fixin to take a crap? I dont seem to have any other issues. Truck runs great. I just dont want to have to replace injectors or get stuck on the side of the road because of a fuel pump.

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I think that is a big problem, fix it before you damage injectors. If you dont have the blue spring update, I would do that too. It won't take long at all to damage injectors from low fuel pressure.

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I think that is a big problem, fix it before you damage injectors. .
Thats what I was thinking... I am gonna bite the bullet and do it.

The blue spring update was done when I rebuilt the motor. I wonder if that pushed the fuel pump south...





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Thats what I was thinking... I am gonna bite the bullet and do it.

The blue spring update was done when I rebuilt the motor. I wonder if that pushed the fuel pump south...





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Could have finished the pump off, I suppose. It's best to check fuel pressure after install to ensure it was done properly.

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fuel pressure was good. IIRC it was like 60 at idle. DOnt remember the exact number.

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Fixed it. No more noise.

...except from my wife. That fuel pump was EXPENSIVE!!

(cheaper than injectors, though.)



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Thanks for the update.

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