How did the truck run before you replaced the pump?
Has the service engine soon light come on?
I took the truck into a garage and was told I needed a new fuel pump. (the truck just stalled while driving on the highway and wouldn't start again) So I replaced the fuel pump. Then it wouldn't keep running unless your foot is on the gas and for some reason the oil gauge is reading max. I have checked the oil and it seems fine. After a couple of days, the truck no longer stalls. I am thinking that maybe there was some stuff in the lines? But the oil gauge is still reading max? Any ideas as to why that would be? What would changing the fuel pump have to do with the oil gauge? Thanks for the help.
Oh, I forgot. No, the service engine light has not come on.
The fuel pump would not have anything to do with the oil gage
You have either a cluster issue or a bad sender
Both are common issues
how many miles on the truck?
so it is just a coincidence that it happened at the same time?
to check the cluster, you need a scan too to sweep the gage from low to high. GM had a policy on them for up to 80,000 miles. If the cluster sweeps ok, replace the sender.
Hard to explain why it started at the same time
most of the time if the neddle goes all the way down when you turn the truck off, the oil pressure sender is bad
I am so sorry. I wrote the Km's that are on my other truck. This one has about 142000
ok. That is what it does. It goes all the way down when off and maxs out when on.
These senders is not easy to replace
thay are behind the intake
on the drivers side
with thin arms and a socket with a swivel you can replace it in a half hour
would a Hanes manual on the truck show how to replace it?
Not sure, I can send you some instructions if needed
that would be great thanks
do you still have my email?
give me a minute and I will give you a PDF file here.
Ok click here
a 1 1/16" socket or a 1 1/8" socket will fit on it, I cant remember which one
A chrome one not an impact socket
ok. Thanks for the help.