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Old 09-09-2008, 06:19 AM
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Frequent Cam Sensor Replacement Help

95' 7.3 Truck won't start. No fuel in filter can. Multiple Cam Sensor replacements. All other sensor's replaced, still no start, no fuel. Momentary fire on ether...don't comment on that need to get to work...Cam Shaft Walk??? HELP Maybe replace fuel pump???

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Old 09-09-2008, 06:38 AM
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Is it not pumping fuel into the bowl?
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:15 AM
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Thanks for reply...No fuel in the bowl...nope
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:16 AM
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Did you run her out of fuel? originally?
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:20 AM
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No. It was leaking fuel so I changed the fuel lines and the fuel heater element. Now the bowl won't fill up. Could it have been the fuel pump the whole time?
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:22 AM
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Well, if its not filling up the bowl you may have a pump problem. Where was it leaking fuel from? The gasket around the top of the fuel filter or around fittings and whatnot?
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:24 AM
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I would assume it because the bottom fuel like was cracked from pump to bowl...replaced...also replaced vacum sensor above the fuel line and sealed the threads. It did have fuel in the bowl when I changed the heater element. Now it won't fill back up.
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:26 AM
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meant to say fuel line
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:33 AM
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Try putting some fuel in the bowl and starting it. See what happens. Pump may just need to be primed. Fill the bowl up, and use the ether if you want to get it running. Ive done it. Most people will say not too, but when your in a hurry or stranded, it works fast.
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:42 AM
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Thanks for the suggestion!!! Haven't tried that. Will give it a try.
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