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We have replaced the injector pump and the fuel pump. We have also ran a code reader on it and no codes show up. The truck will start sometimes and then not turn over others. We can be driving down the road and all of a sudden the truck will just cut out and die. Does anyone have any ideas as to why/what could be causing this problem?

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    brian calhoon May 11, 2010

    how about some more specifics on your truck

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I am assuming this is a diesel. It's probably still the transfer fuel pump. This pump must pump out at min 10psi. If it does not then the injector pump will soon fail, giving the symptoms you describe. To avoid all future fuel injection problems with all trucks with electronic pumps (as opposed to mechanical, pre '99?)I would recommend you bite the bullet and install a Fass fuel pump. My truck is an '02 with 750,000kms. Since I put on the Fass, at 591,000, I have had nary a problem.

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