Since you have a 2005, does the HFCM have the fuel heater (early 2005)? If so, was the cover ever removed and the area cleaned?
Wow, thanks for the quick reply!Since you have a 2005, does the HFCM have the fuel heater (early 2005)? If so, was the cover ever removed and the area cleaned?
Sounds intriguing. I look forward to seeing that video, though I hope I can get my rig fixed before that...Stock, is a regulated return. LOL.
BE, I should have waited for the videos to be viewable. Good work.
When you are deadheading one of these, it should go up to ~100psi. That is where the internal blow-off valve is set within the removable pump. When I had a blockage, it got that high and screamed like a pig. So that's one oddity.
The reason I asked about the fuel heater is I have a video in waiting for when I can do the narrative. My voice has been screwed since July when I got Covid due to fungal nasal issues. But the video is the forensics on two HFCMs that members of FTE sent me, which failed to pump. Both had running motors. The spoiler of the video is one was blocked in the heating chamber from all the fuel debris off the heater. The other was blocked by debris in the HFCM nipples. The truck probably had a bad case of organics, the primary filter failed, and debris was everywhere. Including on the face of the 100psi blow-off valve. This then may have allowed the valve to leak all the time to some degree, and you could never get the full 60-65psi, or if it were a small leak, you would get below the normal 52-55psi the majority of us see when we go PTF.
When I used my HFCM to pump out my tank for removal and looped the return, it showed air/foam for longer than I expected. I don't know how long you pumped like that with the loop to check for air. Unfortunately, I did not video much of doing it - I didn't think there was any relevancy at the time.
Curious what is going on there.
Can you clarify the non-OEM kit you used? I'm wondering if you got a bad regulator valve or weak spring out of the box? The OEM kit isn't very much might be worth a try?blue spring upgrade (not OEM, but only ~ 5000 miles old).
If I remember right, it was this one from XDP. I bought it quite a while ago, but only installed it last year (not brilliant, I know...).Can you clarify the non-OEM kit you used? I'm wondering if you got a bad regulator valve or weak spring out of the box? The OEM kit isn't very much might be worth a try?
Thanks for these specs. Maybe I'll try to rig up a jug to the return line from the secondary filter and time it to get a rough idea what the flow rate is.From my contact with Parker:
Good morning. I am the pump product manager at Parker Racor and spent many years working on the 6.0L Ford Fuel System. The Ford 6.0L fuel system is set in the mid 50 PSI range I believe. The pump when running at alternator voltage will produce around 110 LPH (29 GPH) at 60 PSI outlet restriction. So when the pump is installed on the vehicle the flow could be as high 32-35 GPH when the filter on the frame rail is clean. As the frame rail filter starts to choke the flow may drop 2-3 GPH. Please let me know if you have any specific other specific questions about this pump. Thank you xxxxxx
A little of both. I did just start monitoring fuel pressure a few months ago. (Another one of those "bought the parts, never installed them" situations.) However, I'm pretty sure it wasn't doing this when I first got the gauge. And it may be my paranoia, but it seems to have gotten a little worse since I first noticed it.Has your fuel pressure always been this way or did it just start? Or...did you just start monitoring fuel pressure and that's what brought it to your attention?
Woah, that's disgusting. I just pulled mine apart for grins and giggles, and it's not at all dirty. Maybe a small amount of debris, but some of that may have fallen in as I was taking it apart. Here's a few pics.Bad tanks of fuel, for color commentary.
Wow the OEM fuel pumps are close to $300. It wasn't that long ago that they were $120.
You can get it at DieselFiltersOnLine for about $290 and free shipping.
$280 at the Racorstore and who knows how much for shipping.
Jack has posted that the aftermarket brands are probably re-labeled racor, but hopefully he jumps in for himself on this topic!
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Ouch! Yeah, I agree, If I'm going to spend that, I'll just get the whole HFCM. I think (would need to double check) that my brother can get one for about $220. Again, good to have friends in high (or just strategic) places.Holy crap! For JUST the pump! If I was paying that, i'd put in a whole new HFCM for $300, but that's JMHO...