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Exclamation fuel tank switch emergency!!!!!!!

hey guys is there anyone online that i could call and talk to about the switch located on hte drivers side frame rail at the rear of the cab for my 93 diesel f350????

problem is i have the switch in the truck and i redid all thefuel lines on it... now the truck wont run off of the front tank but will off the rear..
i was wondering if i could call someone while they take a peek under there truck to see if the line that goes to the motor comes out the top of the switch or the bottom..

i think i maybe have it coming out of the rear tank section of the switch which would make sense on why it only runs off the rear tank..
again would like to have someone on the phone to look under their truck while i explain in detail what it is need them to look at..

i have looked for the diagrams on the net and have come up with nothing and my old lines just went out to the garbage yesterday

PLEASE!!! anyone?
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Does your truck have a verticle selector valve or horizontal?

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i think its horizantal

it has the front tank go in the end opposite the larger portion of the valve and then a set of lines out the top and bottom.

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I have 88 ford 460 Gasser service rig that dose the same thing.And i have never change any lines it also only draws out of the rear tank, it use to work.i have pulled the switch and it check out.i will have to watch this thread.It mite be in the control valve that moves it from front to rear.

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i think its horizantal

it has the front tank go in the end opposite the larger portion of the valve and then a set of lines out the top and bottom.

The bottom hoses go to the rear tank and the upper ones go to the engine. The three closest to the frame rail should be supply, and the three outside ones are return.

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thats the way i have it

hmmmmm

ok then.. its either the switch itself or the pickup tubes in the tank..

hmmmm

here we go !!!

ill let you all know what it is!!
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thanks alot!!!!!!!!!
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No prob, Jeremy. Good Luck!

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well guys i found out my switch was gone.. not sure if something got into it or what happened.. but i threw a new switch in and im off to the races!!!

ill have to post pics of what the truck looked like when i got it and what it looks like now. im VERY pleased with my truck now. after all the headaches and blood shed, im very pleased with the outcome.

i couldnt have done it without DERRICK and you other fine people here on this forum..
i appreciate all your help VERY much..
thanks guys!!!
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