how to bleed a fuel line - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels Technical discussion of topics related to vehicles powered by the 7.3 Liter In-Direct Injection Navistar engines.

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-14-2008, 05:25 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: sault ste marie ontario canada
Posts: 29
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
how to bleed a fuel line

1992 f250 non turbo.just put a new fuel line in(fuel pump to fuel tank) and want to know how to bleed the air out of the fuel line.dont want to take the starter out again.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 07-14-2008, 07:26 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Fort Wainwright
Posts: 1,481
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Send a message via AIM to blowinsmoke4life
jus bleed the lines at the injectors while runnig or starting loosen the nut then tighten it wen fuel starts spurtin
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 08-31-2009, 10:21 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Do you do the same for a 1999?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 08-31-2009, 11:31 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Silverton, OR
Posts: 2,492
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Well on a 99 you dont have the fuel injector lines exposed, there is no nut on each injector to loosen up to bleed. Its a whole different animal.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 08-31-2009, 11:35 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 3,543
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by fat51chevy View Post
Do you do the same for a 1999?
No it is much easier. All you do is run the pump with a few cycles of the key for a superduty. You can also open the filter drain and cycle key untill you get fuel and than close valve and cycle key a few times and fire.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 08-31-2009, 11:57 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I may have a different problem. I did a stupid thing and almost ran it out of fuel. I coasted into the station coughing and sputtering but it didn't die. I filled up and then left about 5 miles later it started running funny and then it would idle way down and then die. I can drive it and sometimes its fine and other times it wants to die. I put on 20 miles with out a prblem then I dorve it a few days later 5 miles and it kills but then fires right up. I have changed the fuel filter and that did not fix the problem wishful thinking I guess. I pulled the codes and it comes up low fuel pressure. Does any one have any ideas?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 10-15-2009, 03:58 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
how long does it usually take to get the fuel through the lines to the filter?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 10-15-2009, 07:32 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 89
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Sounds like you picked up some crud on the tank pump screen
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 10-15-2009, 08:45 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
so there is a pump in the tank? i thought there is only the lift pump and the injector pump?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 10-16-2009, 12:52 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Silverton, OR
Posts: 2,492
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
No there is no pump in the tank...but there is a screen up on the pickup tube.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:09 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors