Join Date: Dec 2006
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FUEL PRESSURE REG LEAK/ NO START
I found a large fuel leak at the fuel pressure reg assembly (truck still ran great minus the fuel soaked intake valley. I cleaned out the valley, was putting my hands under the pressure regulator to better determine the leaking fitting/source. The wires to the fuel bowl/harness wiggled a slight amout as my hand was moving around there. The truck would intermittantly cut in and out. I never had any problem with loose connections before. I thought it might be due to fuel saturation on the connectors, or the ICPR (The sensor was getting dripped all over from the previous day and is very wet). I removed the fuel regulator, replaced an o-ring, reconnected it and went to start the truck. It blew the 25 AMP ECM Fuel heater fuse. I removed the fuel heater wire, isolated and insulated it from the fuel bowl, changed the fuse and went to restart. Dead. I wiggled the wires and managed to get it to fire again, no problem. The fuel press reg is still dripping a bit (I think the housing is seeping from somewhere). I turned the truck off, tried another o-ring) and went to start the truck. Dead. Checked all under dash and under hood fuses. All good. So what now? Could the ICPR fail due to saturation? What if the fuel press reg is faulty itself? How do I know? the fuel bowl is full. It was dark and I was getting very tired... what if the two large threaded fuel lines were reversed? (I REALLY doubt I would mix those two up but I have to ask to cover all basis). It cranks, it doesn't blow fuses, but its a dead no start. Any suggestions?
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