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Check for air in the fuel system, faulty filter seals, faulty pump seals and leaking fuel lines back to the tank. The symptoms described are similar to air at the injectors or low fuel pressure to the injectors. If the system is common rail system ( electronic injectors with a very high pressure pump) then the problem may be in the pump not holding the pressure when stationary. May even be a leaking /faulty injector/s
Posted on Dec 13, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
1994 Chevy Truck K 2500 Suburban 4WD V8-393 6.5L DSL
Fuel Cut Solenoid: Testing and Inspection
An inoperative shutdown solenoid can cause a no-start condition. Disconnect solenoid harness connector and with ignition switch in the "ON"
position momentarily touch solenoid harness connector to solenoid connector. If a "click" sound is heard, the solenoid circuit is operating
properly. If "click" is not heard, the system should be diagnosed as follows:
1. With test lamp connected to ground and the ignition switch in the "ON" position, backprobe the shutdown harness connector. If the test lamp
does not light check for open circuit form the ignition switch to the solenoid.
2. If the test lamp lights, check the ground circuit between solenoid stud and injection pump cover to see if connectors are clean and tight. If the
connections are not clean and tight repair and retest.
3. If the ground circuit is "OK", remove the injection pump cover. Connect a jumper wire between solenoid ground connector and ground. With
the ignition switch in the "ON" position, momentarily touch shutdown solenoid harness connector to shutdown solenoid terminal. If solenoid
operates, check for internal injection pump problem.
4. If the solenoid will not operate, replace the shutdown solenoid.
Fuel Cut Solenoid: Service and Repair
REMOVE OR DISCONNECT:
1. Remove pump cover.
2. Terminal contact nuts.
INSTALL OR CONNECT:
1. Solenoid in the pump cover.
- On the shutdown solenoid, make sure that the linkage is free.
- On the cold advance solenoid, make sure that the plunger is centered so that it will contact the check ball in the fitting.
2. Insulating washers on the terminal studs.
3. Terminal nuts and tighten to 1 Nm (9 in lbs).
4. Pump cover.
5. Inspect solenoid operation prior to installing the pump cover. Use a 12 volt DC power source.
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
started car had only just gone around the corner and heard a burst sound then hissing thought it might of been radiator hose. stopped car checked main radiator hoses took radiator cap of released pressure ,but hissing continued sounded like it was coming from mid part of engine any ideas what it could be..
Posted on Nov 09, 2009
Being a diesel there are just too many choices. Best bet is to go get any codes read that may be stored just to begin with
Posted on Feb 18, 2010
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