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So what did they give as an "expensive" device price? What work was done? What did they charge you for all the work??


I'm not trying to bust your chops, if you want an outside opinion to consider before you want to recommend this shop to anyone else.
I want to say it was like $300-$500...honestly I don't remember. I actually wanted it, and they talked me out of it. If I recall, it was around $1,500 for the delete and tune. Once again, I dont remember as it's been a while. It was never about the money...I just wanted good work done.

I am not recommending them, but rather they were recommended by a few guys I spoke to.

Let's see what happens and if I end up taking it back there or to another shop...If I can find a good one.
 

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I'm willing to bet they bought tunes for his truck through one of the few that tune 6.7's, charged him an extra 300-500 and said it was their tune. Then kept the device.
 
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I want to say it was like $300-$500...honestly I don't remember. I actually wanted it, and they talked me out of it. If I recall, it was around $1,500 for the delete and tune. Once again, I dont remember as it's been a while. It was never about the money...I just wanted good work done.

I am not recommending them, but rather they were recommended by a few guys I spoke to.

Let's see what happens and if I end up taking it back there or to another shop...If I can find a good one.

Fair enough. Just let us know how it goes. We all want people to be happy with their trucks regardless of the "who, what, and how" details. Good luck.
 

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I'm willing to bet they bought tunes for his truck through one of the few that tune 6.7's, charged him an extra 300-500 and said it was their tune. Then kept the device.

Yep. Anything "5 stage" sounds like a SOTF setup.
 

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Ok, so I got my truck back...no light for fuel pressure yet after about 4 miles of driving. I turned the key to on position and heard the pump. I let it run till it stopped. I then turned the key off and then back to on again and didn’t hear it again. I did this about 6 times and it never came back on.

Just drove the truck about 1 more mile and turned it off. Put the key back to on position and I hear it again....but it’s not stopping after 2 minutes straight
 

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Do you mean you cycled the key to On, let it run till it stopped (after 30 seconds), then cycled the key off, then cycled to ON at least 4x.....for a total of two minutes of run time??


The lower fuel pump will only run for 30 seconds at a time when cycled to ON.



After all that if you still hear noise, I'd suggest checking the filter connections and housing.
 

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Do you mean you cycled the key to On, let it run till it stopped (after 30 seconds), then cycled the key off, then cycled to ON at least 4x.....for a total of two minutes of run time??


The lower fuel pump will only run for 30 seconds at a time when cycled to ON.



After all that if you still hear noise, I'd suggest checking the filter connections and housing.
Was on my phone so wasn't too clear...

Cycled key to on and let it run till it stopped (30 seconds)...did this at least 4x and didnt hear anything.

Went to the gym and when I got there I did it again...this time it ran for a long time (I should've timed it, but felt like 2 min).


Let's fast forward to this morning....before leaving to work I go through this again.

Key to on position - 30 seconds of it running and then it stopped. I did this 5x and each time it ran for 28 seconds exactly. I had to eventually stop because I needed to leave to work.

The fact that this is happening...does that mean I have air in the system? Like you mentioned, possibly the filter connections or housing?
 

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Was on my phone so wasn't too clear...

Cycled key to on and let it run till it stopped (30 seconds)...did this at least 4x and didnt hear anything.

Went to the gym and when I got there I did it again...this time it ran for a long time (I should've timed it, but felt like 2 min).


Let's fast forward to this morning....before leaving to work I go through this again.

Key to on position - 30 seconds of it running and then it stopped. I did this 5x and each time it ran for 28 seconds exactly. I had to eventually stop because I needed to leave to work.

The fact that this is happening...does that mean I have air in the system? Like you mentioned, possibly the filter connections or housing?
Yes you are losing fuel out of your system as it sits which means there’s a air leak somewhere like stated before check connections in upper fuel filter(remove and reinstall making sure they snap on good) then check the lower filter to make sure it’s tight and the seal isn’t damaged or rolled over.
 

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Yes you are losing fuel out of your system as it sits which means there’s a air leak somewhere like stated before check connections in upper fuel filter(remove and reinstall making sure they snap on good) then check the lower filter to make sure it’s tight and the seal isn’t damaged or rolled over.
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If you find that one or both of your filter housings are loose in some way, I wouldn't take my truck back to the "highly recommended" shop again, if they couldn't discover either one was loose.
 

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@joebuck and @jman37 have you covered and have awesome advice as well. Check the connections on the filters to be sure.



As long as the Low Pressure warning is gone just pay attention to the pump noise. It may come and go. We do want it to stay away of course. If one day it's gone, another day it's there, then goes away. My experiences say that's a upper or lower connection issue that is letting in air. Just keep it in mind.

I almost always get in cycle the key to On, fasten the seat belt, lower the window, and listen. Since the pump will only run for 30secs I give it 15 or so.....lots of noise....cycle the key again once the pump shuts down. No noise....start the motor.


BTW you are running what is most commonly referred to as a SOTF (Shift On The Fly) 5 position switch. Changing the position while driving can be accomplished with whatever setting you prefer. My advice: Find a happy spot and leave it alone.
 

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Just an update...don't want to ask for help and then just leave ya'll after helping me out.

Haven't had time to get dirty and check out the filters, but I will this weekend. Do you know what specific tools I need? (specific size socket wrench?)

I've been letting the it pump before starting my truck and my light has only turned on 1 or 2 times so far this week since I've gotten the truck back. That would lead me to believe that it's definitely air like you mentioned.
 

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Don’t remember off the top of my head but here’s a video.

 

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Haven't followed up, been slammed...especially this week with this hurricane!

So I removed and inspected everything. Put filters back on securely. I let it prime doing the whole "key on for 30 seconds thing" countless times. I have not had a light on for almost 2 weeks now. Truck seems fine. I'm going to assume I had air in their and was causing the pressure to drop and the light turn on.

Thanks again everybody for their help with this!

/ side note - most gas stations are out of gas or have massive line down here. It's nice to roll into a gas station and its empty because they have no gas, ONLY DIESEL LOL. Filled up my tank this morning without waiting while all the suckers are scrambling and waiting in 1 hour lines
 
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