IN-TANK FUEL PUMP FUSE
Not hearing a hum from the pump when the
accessory switch was turned on was the first clue that the pump was no longer
working. The second clue was that the truck ran fine once started but it took a noticeably
longer time to get the engine to run.
Even with the in-tank pump inoperable, the
pump at the IP may pull sufficient fuel from the tank to keep the truck running.
The correct fuse is a 2 Ampere slow-burn
Step by step instructions
|1. Collect tools
and parts needed:
- 1 wrench with 9/16 inch socket and extension
- 1 slow blow 2 Amp fuse (if you can get it)
- 1 small container for reusable parts suggested
- Remove the three nuts that secure the head (cover) to the tank.
- Put them into the parts container so they don't fall and get
- Pull the head carefully straight up. Do not yank it up!
- Rest the head on its side so that you can look inside without
disconnecting the wire.
- Pull the old fuse out.
- Check its condition.
- If good, wipe its ends clean and check the condition of the inside of the
head (cover). If necessary, clean the inside of head.
- If blown, clean the inside of the head and then insert a new fuse.
- Realign the holes in the head with the bolts on the tank.
- Carefully push the head down onto the tank. Make sure you
have good contact.
- Take the three nuts from your parts container and tighten them
on the studs.
- Turn the accessory switch on.
- If you hear the in-tank pump run, you are
- If you do not hear the in-tank pump run,
get closer. You may not hear the pump over the noise from the
buzzer when you are inside the cab.
- If you still cannot detect a sound,
recheck you reassembly.
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