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post #1 of 34 Old 05-22-2008, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
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HELP TRUCK WONT START!

Hey guys so here is the problem

Truck was running fine all day, nothing seemed wrong drove it all of 60 miles today for work and no problems. I was going to be driving up to wisconsin tonight so I stopped to get diesel after work. I filled up and went to start the truck and all it did was crank. It will not start but it does crank. Im guessing its a fuel issue, I checked the fuel and diesel was definitely in the pump, they didnt screw up and put gas in the diesel pump. Everything else seems to look fine but it will not start. I just got it towed back to my house and have no idea what is going on

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have you check to see if you are getting decent fuel pressure?

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Unfortunately I dont have a fuel pressure gauge

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ok, just to make sure. check oil level in your hpop. mine wouldnt start one time and it was because the hpop was low.

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How do I check that?

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there is a plug on top of the hpop. take that out. oil level should be within 3/4 inch of top.

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CPS? are you getting a wait to start light?

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ok thanks, one more question and I am going to sound like a total newb here, but where exactly is the hpop located?

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Yeah Im getting a wait to start light, would I not be getting that if it is the CPS

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ok, hpop is located in front of of fuel filter housing, to the right of your alternator. and while it is cranking does the rpm gauge jump around?

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