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Not getting fuel to carberator and fuse #2 problem.

My truck wouldn't start, I think it wasn't getting any gas even though the gas tank is full. Then the battery went dead from trying trying to start it. Then I noticed a strange sound comming from behind the dash, it sounded like a light ticking but, it began to tick faster. I opened the fuse box and pulled out the fuse from slot #2 and the ticking stopped. I then replaced the 20 amp fuse with a nes one and the ticking started again. The The #2 fuse is labelled "20 A CTSY". Could this fuse have something to do with no gas problem? I replaced the fuel pump appox 18 months earlier.

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  • Dale Long May 11, 2010

    Have you changed the factory setup? This vehicle didn't come equipped with a carburetor. Charge the battery and the ticking sound will go away.



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#2 has nothing to do with engine. It's the courtesy lights and such. #9 is the fuel pump. You'll have to see if you have power to your fuel pump. If it's working you should hear it cut in for a few seconds when you first turn your key to the "on" position. If you hear nothing, it's either burnt out again, or the power wire to it is faulty.

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