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Fuel pump Truck will not start. No power to fuel pump. Gas guage reads way past full when key is on. Lately engine has cranked longer when starting. THANKS KEN

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  • pkoban Nov 04, 2008

    no power to the fuel pump and i changed the fuel pump and sending unit, computer, and fuel pump relay. still no luck.

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Check the ground circut. Don't Quote me on this one but that circut may run through the oil pressure sensor. It is a sefety feature in case of a roll over. If the engine dies or looses oil pressure it kills the pump so it does not keep pouring fuel on what could already be a bad situation.

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