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Mo truck was running fine fuel changed filter let truck run

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Mo truck was running fine fuel changed filter let truck run for 30 mins I turned it off tried to start it the next day would not start
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Took filter back off no fuel is getting to the filter. Tried blowing air in tank still nothing
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 9 months ago.
Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I normally log in after 3 pm central. Please make sure to let me know exactly what is needed from me so I can provide EXCELLENT 5 STAR service. Can I get the year, make, model, and engine?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
1990 gmc topkick. With a 3116 cat
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 9 months ago.
Sorry I do not work on those vehicles, I will opt out.
Expert:  Ironmike replied 9 months ago.
greetings,did you change both fuel filters? did you check lines up to the filter changed? does the truck have a primer pump?
Expert:  Ironmike replied 9 months ago.
I work on a few trucks in my fleet with 3126 cats
Expert:  Ironmike replied 9 months ago.
the lift pumps can get jammed with crud, they have a screen that clogs.
Expert:  Ironmike replied 9 months ago.
most of the fuel issues are both filters get clogged and the fuel lines(plastic) leak(suck) air. if the trucks do not have the hand primer pump I order and install. Takes too long to purge the system of air and if the lines leak(they suck air, you will not see fuel) you will be cranking a long time. Cold weather is when the lines leaking usually show up.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'm in over my head taking it to the shop
Expert:  Ironmike replied 9 months ago.
ok
Expert:  Ironmike replied 9 months ago.
good luck. I am here if you want to try more.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thanks