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Old 03-08-2007, 03:52 PM
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Exclamation Need help priming fuel to start

Hey guys,, I removed the fuel filter housing to replace the hos going into the fuel pump. After putting it all back together, I filled up the filter canister with fuel and cranked it and cranked it.... nothing. what do I do now?
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Old 03-08-2007, 03:55 PM
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Check the fuel pressure. It may be getting fuel. Check the fuel heater fuse. It may be shorted.
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:00 PM
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ill go check
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:05 PM
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did you get the connector going to the IPR hooked back up?
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:09 PM
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dont have anything to check it with. It has a port for checkin on it. sux to be me right now. I popped the filter cap and theres plenty of fuel.
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:11 PM
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im pretty sure everything got put back.. Which one would that be?
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:16 PM
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are the injectors easy to prime on the powerstroke?

My dodge is real easy. Iknow, everytime my wife runns it too low on fuel and goes uphill, I get to do this
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:18 PM
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Check fuse # 22 in the power distribution box.
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:28 PM
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# 22 is ok, but # 18 was bad. not sure of that yet. IS there any chance air got into the lines?
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:35 PM
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Did you fill the fuel housing before trying to start? If you did, it should have started and maybe cut off after a few srconds, but it should have ran.
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