Cant get pressure to the fuel rail

Tiny
CRAIG9331
  • 2000 DODGE RAM
  • 200,000 MILES

The fuel pump sounds like its working but cant get the system to prime up.

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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:27 AM

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Tiny
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The pump can make noise and still produce pressure. Get the pressure checked to verify the pump failure.

Roy

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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:30 AM
Tiny
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Check the fuel pressure with a gauge to rule out the fuel pump

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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:31 AM
Tiny
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I can push the needle valve in on the rail and I dont have any pressure at all

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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:34 AM
Tiny
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Would the filter cause this problem

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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:46 AM
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No, there is a bypass in the filter that will allow fuel even when it is clogged.

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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:53 AM

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