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why is my cummins diesel hard to start,new injection pump and

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why is my cummins diesel hard to start,new injection pump and lift pump,but have to let pump run three cycles before fuel gets to injectors when sets over an hour,fuel is evidently draining back to tank
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Roy replied 4 years ago.

good afternoon my name is Roy and I will assist you today


what is the year, make, model of the vehicle??



Customer: replied 4 years ago.
2000 dodge 5.9 commins
Expert:  Roy replied 4 years ago.

ok, there is a lift pump or primer pump for the injector pump on the drivers side behind the fuel filter housing. check for operation with key on engine off. this is a very common failure and the new pump is updated with a new style pump.