99 5.9 l diesel. low power, no smoke has boost. on a rare occation it works great, and sets me back in the seat...
Country: CanadaMake: DodgeModel: RAM 2500 4x4Year: 1999Engine: 5.9 diesel
Hi and welcome to Just Answer.My name is XXX XXX i'll be glad to help. Can you give me some more info on when the condition occurs? Hot or cold,how many miles are on yor truck?
200000 kms.. the problem is always there... except on rare times it comes back like it should,, ive disconected muffler and ran, checked the resinater muffler before the muffler) for flow ... problem still there
What maintenance and or repairs have been performed?
Is the check engine light on? If so are there any codes?
the injection pump has been replaced at some point... says "reman".. trans and converter are just rebuilt (but not solinoids) new fuel filter,, lift pump does work, thats how i filled the filter housing.... but dont know the preasure it should be or if the liftpump should be running all the time witch it is not ..
no codes no light
ok...Can you tell if the lift pump is mounted on the side of the engine under the filter housing?
yes it is
I have a feeling my lift pump is not up to par, looking for a "spec" of the opperating preasure,,, but then again ???
To test the lift pump you'll need to open the fuel supply line that goes to the injection pump.Usually you can just remove the squeeze clamps on the rubber hose and run a longer hose to a graduated measuring container.I use a rubbermade container.Cont...
I'm typing alot of info please bear with me a few moments...thanx...
Then you'll need to bump the starter so the transfer pump cycles.The pump will run for about 25 seconds. Take a fuel flow reading for 10 seconds. the \
The pump should flow at the minimum 480 mls. of fuel or more to pass the test.
Around 500 to 550 mls. would be great.
It does sound in all likelyhood that the lift pump is failing.
The only problem with that is it will sometimes end up taking the injection pump with it.
Im leaving my computer on , but i gotta head out for about an hr... b back to watch the rest of the hockeygame and (to much info i know) Ill will try this by the weekend... . what will ocour when inj pump fails?
Conditions like your describing right now.
Nice,,,, ive heard this a few times now,, chat soon, im leaving the window open here.... thanks rick
I'll leave this chat open and keep an eye on it...hope your team wins
I'm going to change the way the chat looks.It will say that the chat has ended but...it will stay open for a few days and i'''ll check back daily ok....
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