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I hope that I'm doing this right. There are no instructions for posting, so here goes. I have a 99 power stroke. This is the second time that I've gotten bad diesel fuel.
Each time this has happened, after 70 miles or so, the truck started running rough. Both times, I pulled the fuel tank and cleaned it thoroughly as well as the fuel filter. The fuel in the tank was a brown muddy consistency on bottom. The first time, I wound up putting it in the shop and the mechanic replaced two glow plugs and two injectors, the injector module, and filter housing at the tune of $4,033. This time I now have cleaned and replaced the fuel tank and filter. It turns over well, but I am not getting any fuel to the filter housing. My oil pressure is very good and I have the correct amount of oil in the engine. I have checked the fuses and they are good. Is there anything that I have not checked that I should? I do not have a scanner.
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post #2 of 8 Old 09-15-2007, 12:58 PM
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Have you checked the fuel pump?

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Thanks for the quick response, but I really am not sure where the fuel pump is, can you give me a little insight?
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Welcome to the forum Jerry. Hope you get fixed up quick. Any moderator reading this, could you move it over to the 99-03 problems forum, it might help him get seen a little quicker. Good luck Jerry!

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howdy and

the fuel pump is on the driver side frame rail under the drivers door.

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Welcome to the Site!
Stick around, you will get some more help.

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WELCOME TO THE ORG!!

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BUMP!!! Lets see if we can give this gentleman some help. Its over my head.

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'06 True Blue/Silver 250 crew cab
ARP's, EGR blocked
AFE stg.2, MBRP 4" pipe
Air Dog 150, ITP reg. return
Bulletproof oil bypass system
Banks technicooler
Ride rite air springs in the rear
EGT, boost, and fuel pressure gauges by DiProcol on the pillar

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