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Old 05-09-2010, 04:29 PM
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Exclamation Fuel Pressure Sky High

i took a trip up the highway to camp this weekend. i fueled up before getting on the road at the same place i always get fuel. since i put put the fuel pressure gauge i was getting a steady 60 psi of fuel no matter how i was driving. when i got to camp which was about 100 miles later the gauge was reading a steady 90 and on the way home today it was pegged at 100 steady. what would cause the fuel pressure to go up like that, could the filter be plugged up? any help would be awesome.

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Old 05-09-2010, 04:37 PM
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Bad guage or sender...if filter was plugged ur pressure would be real low
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Old 05-09-2010, 04:43 PM
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thanks for the quick response. i had a feeling the pressure would drop due to a plugged filter, i just wasnt 100%...is there any kind of regulater that can go bad or anything like that to cause high pressure...and is anything over 90 bad for the fuel system?
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anything over 65 can be bad for the fuel system from the research i have done. not really so bad for the system as it is for the injector o-rings
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hey oneton i just noticed ur from the burgh where you at?? and where is your camp i got one in tionesta
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Old 05-09-2010, 04:55 PM
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jethro,
i live in robinson. as for camp it was a buddy of mines its in cochranton, pa. i just dont know if its the sending unit or what and if i should risk driving it around
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was the truck driving alright? pull the dipstick and smell it. does it smell like fuel? pull the fuel filter out and see if there is black stuff in there a sign of blown out o-rings
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Old 05-09-2010, 05:09 PM
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truck was running great never missed a beat, as for the oil smells fine like used oil, no discoloration or anything im gonna pull the filter tomorrow and check it
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is the oil level high? if not then i think you got a bad gauge
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Old 05-09-2010, 05:17 PM
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oil is just above the add line
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