Took it into the shop and it indicated a lift-pump failure. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500. Dodge will not put old factory style fuel pump on these trucks anymore for a reason. Only basic hand tools are required to install. The other is an integral part of the fuel pressure regulator, which is located on top of the fuel pump, which is inside the fuel tank. Dodge and cummins do not supply a pump in this location for 2003-2004 Dodge Ram trucks anymore.
As an added bonus, the Rail Cap also works as a diagnostic tool when diagnosing no-start conditions. Repeat this procedure until it will no longer start. The fuel filter on a Dodge Ram is located inside the gas tank. Position the drip pan under the drain handle on the bottom of the fuel filter canister. The 2004 Dodge Diesel 3500 comes equipped with a canister fuel filter that has a built-in water separator. One, this seems to be an engineering defect since they now install the lift pump in the gas tank where it should have been all along.
Happened with 62326 miles on truck. Since this is a re-engineering of the fuel delivery system that they know is defective and because losing fuel stops the engine creating an extreme hazard for such a large vehicle, Dodge should be recalling trucks with this configuration immediately to prevent injury and remedy an obvious defective design. Open the hood and locate the fuel filter. There are no external fuel filters … requiring routine maintenance. They are extended life parts needing replacement only if diagnostics indicate so.
Follow those tubes back to the 'common rail'. Place the lid on the ground. Remove the fuel line after you cut the hose clamp. The water separator keeps the water from flowing out of the fuel filter and into the injectors. Features: Ties low pressure fuel lines together at factory location T6 Billet aluminum Precision fit Cleans up engine bay Eliminates unnecessary fuel filter canister.
Over time, factory pressure relief valves can leak and cause a drop in fuel rail pressure. Start the engine, and run it until it stalls. The filter clips into the cap. Steered to side of hwy and stopped. Replace the old filter with the new one by pushing the new filter into the rubber grommet, and attach the filter with a new clamp. I noticed that it is a recall for fire-trucks, ambulances and etc. When you get it off, you will have to unscrew the black plastic piece on the bottom and screw it back into the new filter after replacing to o-ring which should come with the new filter.
Truck had around 54K miles. A less than optimal fuel will also produce more emissions, soot build up, and deposits in engine oil and injectors. The fule filter is located on the drivers side of the engine toward the back. Pull the hood latch to open the hood. Sacrificed horsepower, torque and efficiency may be the result of this poorer fuel quality.
I lost all power steering and most braking. This removes any air from the fuel filter canister. Truck stopped again in middle of intersection in town about 2hrs later. Start the engine and check for leaks. I checked with the dealership to see if my transfer pump had been replaced with the new style pump and was told no that it been replaced with the old style that have all the problems.
Dealership said the diesel fuel transfer pump went bad which they said was a very common problem. Please Read Proposition 65 Warning In The Description. Repeat this step until the engine no longer starts and then turn off the ignition. This can be done simply for turning the ignition on and listening for the sound of the pump. Crank engine for 20 seconds, then let rest for 2 minutes if it does not start by then. The approximate failure mileage was 52,300.
. Until 2005, the pumps were mounted on the drivers side of the block behind the fuel filter. Remove the old filter and O-ring from the lid. Gasoline and diesel is at its most optimal when it is first refined but unfortunately during storage and transportation, the fuel quality drastically diminishes. Open the drain cock on the front of the filter housing by turning it clockwise.
On a gas engine you have to remove the fuel tank and, the pump from the tank. By installing a Fitch System, the fuel is treated with the catalyst on board the vehicle, re-refining the fuel to its most optimal state allowing the engine to produce maximum performance, efficiency and lowering emissions and maintenance Dodge Cummins Install Install Sheets Dodge Cummins 6. As I approached near edge of embankment with no steering or rapid braking, I was able to refire motor for about 5 seconds which gave me power steering back and I was able to avert going off of a steep embankment, and avoided accident. This reaction is similar to the refining process that takes place at the refinery. As always, if you have any questions about which product is right for you, do not hesitate to give us as call or send an e-mail to and we would be more than happy to assist. To assist you in finding the parts you are after, we recommend using the sub-categories to filter the results.