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I HAVE A 1949 FORD DIESEL TRACTOR THAT HAS BEEN SITTING FOR

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I HAVE A 1949 FORD DIESEL TRACTOR THAT HAS BEEN SITTING FOR A WHILE . IT WILL FIRE WITH STARING FLUID BUT DOES NOT SEEM TO BE PUMPING THE FUEL FROM THE FUEL PUM P TO MOTOR
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The heavy equipment mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: MY 1949 FORD DEISAL HAS BEEN SITTING FOR A WHILE . I REPLACED THE FUEL AND FILTER BUT IT DOES NOT WANT TO PUMP THE FUEL .IT GETS TO THE PRIMER AND THATS AS FAR AS IT GETS
JA: Anything else you want the agriculture mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: THATS ALL
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Hi,let's see if we can work together to get to the root of your problem! will try my best to help!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
ok , you need any more information?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Would you have model number? The injection pump has a kill cable or control, that is used to kill the engine. If it was pulled and left in that position, it is now stuck in the no fuel position. Depending on the type of injection pump you have, the cover may be removed on the injection pump, to see if this linkage can be freed up.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

You say you have fuel to the primer? Nothing after primer? Have you removed the primer and checked the internal screen?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
i am not familiar with diesel so i didnt want to take anything apart before talking to some one
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I have bad phone signal ,i live in the country , if you could do your best i would appreciate it.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

If I had a tractor model number, maybe I could pull up some parts assembly's, but Ford used few diesel in 1949.?? But the typical primer pump on older units will have a screen mesh filter, that can be accessed by disassembling the primer.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

We don't need call, we can continue here.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

All the older 8N, 9N, 2NN, all were gas. Only in the 60's did the diesel become popular.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
thanks ,let me check that out . i will need a few minutes . maybe it is a newer model,that is what i was told.i will get right back to you
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
i couldnt find the model # ,but i took what i feel is the pump off and disassembled it it has a fabric type diafram . it has a hole in it.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
also this part was made in england,.i
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Well we know why the prier does not work! Is there any numbers on the primer pump? Any pictures of the tractor or engine?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I ran out of time today , I work self employed had to get a few other things
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

OK> I'm retired and work from home, I will be here.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find a model or pictures?