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My pump keeps loosing prime ???
I have gotten my DIY veg system done and working 99%. I have driven the truck 3 times on veg. The problem I keep having is, When I try to switch to veg the pump seems to be loosing its prime and will not pick up the oil right away and 2 times it would not pick up at all. Had to drive on D2 : -(
I only have about 15 gal in my 60 gal tank, My Hot stick pick up is 16.5" long, the pump is under the truck and the fuel line from the hot stick to the pump is only about 2 ft. long. I assume the oil is draining from the pick up. (checked the fuel line for oil at the hot stick and pump there was none) I have done the obvious tests the pump is running and will pull oil from a jug I put the line from the pick up in. If I put a spring check valve on the end of the hot stick so it can not drain, will it open under the suction of the pump?
Central, New York,
'02 F350 XLT CC,SB,Dually 4x4 7.3L auto 143K mi.
ZooDad, NAPA 6637, '08 Mirrors, DIY WVO system
Towing 2011 Flagstaff 8528BHSS
Truck & Trailer GCVW 18980 Lbs 6/20/2012
Last edited by kevinj1; 05-21-2011 at 07:50 PM.