Question about 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD
Check the filters on the injectors, and the regulator. they have a small filter on each injector and one of the regulator. you can prime with the regulator off but only by hand not motor as it will go like a fountain. check the filters are clean, and refit once the fuel is pasted the regulator it should start to fire up.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It is my understanding that the fuel lft pump has been replaced( updated) and is now gone back to the old way and is re installed in the tank.
I have had to put 3 lift pumps in since new, little did I know but Cummins tells me that the lift pump delivers minimal pressure and shortens the life of your injector pump.
So if that is true perhaps it is best to eliminate the lift pump and go with the new in tank pump. I plan on doing it the next time I have a problem.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
is there a primer valve on the pump? it would unscrew and then pull out if it had one. take a look around the injection pump. but i belive that uses an electric lift pump it should not need to be primed there may be something else going on here.
Posted on Mar 15, 2009
SOURCE: 99 ram diesel wont start
Did you check to see if there is power to the glow plugs if not then that may be the problem and if there is power when you cycle the key not to start but for the plugs to warm up you may have a bad glow plugs.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
It sounds like it could be the transfer pump. Turn the key on and then crank the engine for about 1 second but leave the key in the run position and listen for the transfer pump to run. It should run for about 15 seconds after you stop cranking. If not, then you will need to replace the transfer pump with a in-the-tank conversion kit if your is mounted on the side of the engine block below the fuel filter housing. If you already have the in-the-tank pump then it might be siezed or the "sock" might be plugged up with alge or other contaminants. I usually lift the bed rather than removing the tank to replace the fuel module. If the check engine light is on you might want to have it scanned for codes to make sure since the modules can be spendy.
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
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