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1999 Dodge: 5.9 cummins..boost..cause the injection pump to shut down

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I have a 1999 Dodge 3500 5.9 cummins it has a code for the boost sensor low input . Would that cause the injection pump to shut down.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sunvalley brian replied 6 years ago.

The code shouldnt make your pump not work.

When did this happen?

Have you checked for fuel to the injection pump?

Have you replaced your filter or lift pump?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
It happened Saturday. I have checked the fuel to the injection pump and it is getting fuel. I did replace the filter and lift pump last week.
Expert:  sunvalley brian replied 6 years ago.
If you have ful to the pump it should pump it. How many miles on the truck?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
130,000. There is fuel going to the injection pump but no fuel coming out of the pump.
Expert:  sunvalley brian replied 6 years ago.
This is about the miliage i have seen them go out at. If you have enough fuel going to the pump it should be pumping it out. Also what kind of fuel filters to you use?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I use Wix filters. Do you think the injection pump has gone out? Is there something electrical or a sensor that would cause the injection pump not to pump?
Expert:  sunvalley brian replied 6 years ago.
I think the pump is out the only other thing would be the cummins ecu and you would have to bring it to a dodge dealer to have them check it out. The only cummins recomended filters are Mopar or Fleetguard. Other filters arent small enough of a micron to trap the dirt and destroy the high pressure pumps.
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