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you are on the right track is repairing your vehicle, i might suggest further diagnosis in the fuel system before jumping to replace the fuel pump. What would you like me to help you with? I can either help you diagnose your fuel system issues, or give you detailed instructions on how to replace your fuel pmup
Please diagnose fuel system issues first, then if we must replace pump we'll go with detailed instructions later.
sounds good, I will have diagnosis instructions for you shortly
the first thing you want to do is check all fuses in the fuse box
a blown fuse will cause the relay to be inoperative and cause the fuel pump to not turn on
in the picture i sent you, there is a component labeled "main relay" - this is the second component you will want to test
the easiest way to test this component is to locate it, and place your hand on the body of the relay, either have someone else put the key in the ignition, or do it yourself if you can reach both. when you turn the key to the "run" position, you should feel the relay click over. If this relay clicks over properly the remaining causes would be faulty wiring, or a failed fuel pump
REMOVAL OF FUEL PUMP
WARNING: Do not smoke or work near an open flame when working on the fuel pump.
INSTALLATION OF FUEL PUMP
scroll above the fuel pump removal instructions to locate my last post before proceeding, after you have checked the fuses and tested the relay as instructed above, it is most likely time to replace the fuel pump. The fuel pump is located in the top of the fuel tank, and the "proper" way to replace it is to remove the fuel tank and move the fuel tank out from underneath the truck to replace the fuel pump. Another option, is to remove the bed off the truck and leave the fuel tank attached. either option is identical, except for either removing the steel bed, or removing the fuel tank. the bed is heavier and "harder" to move, but takes less time if you have a friend or two to help you move it, and allows you to not have to be on your back to complete the repair. Please re-post after you have inspected the fuses/relay and let me know your results, I'll then point you where to go next after that. good luck. Talk to you soon.
you are welcome, talk to you soon