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Trouble passing smog. keeps showing p230 p1693. lift pump

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trouble passing smog. keeps showing p230 p1693. lift pump was replaced a few yrs. ago with a different style. original pump plug has been unhooked since. never a issue till now. I think p1693 is a companion code to p230 not sure. Any help would be appreciated. This is on a 1999 dodge 3500 cummins. Ed Trzyna
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?
Customer: many times keeps coming back. truck runs great.
JA: What is the model of your '99 Dodge?
Customer: 3500 FWD Dually
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: checked plug has 12 volts at wire no. 15 made sure its not shorting out. Also changed fuel system relay .
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: it has a Banks Get Kit on it. Has always passed smog in the past.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  -Brad- replied 3 months ago.

Good evening and welcome to JustAnswer!!

My name is ***** ***** I have worked for a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealership for 19 years and I will do my best to help.

The code P1693 is telling you that there are codes in the ECM. The code P0230 is for your transfer pump. Now you said the factory lift pump that was bolted to the drivers rear of the engine has been removed and you have converter it to the In-Tank pump? if so there should be a fuel block in place of the lift pump also the connector should go into a adaptor to a relay which powers up the In-Tank lift pump. If the connector is not connected that is why your setting the P0230..

Expert:  -Brad- replied 3 months ago.

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