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I just replaced the pump in the tank and I don't have any…

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I just replaced the...

I just replaced the pump in the tank and I don't have any power going to it

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fluids recently?

Yes all ok

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

2004 ram 2500

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?

I just replace the fuel pump in the tank

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

How do I get power to the pump

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. Did you bother checking for power at the pump before replacing it?

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

are you there?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I thought there was a pump in the tank, I could not reach the connection. I dropped the tank and installed a new pum. I found out the original one looks like just a sender
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

sorry, cant call right now. please standby

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

what engine do you have?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
5,9 diesel
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Inline six cyclider
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

sorry, I dont work on diesels. Ill open this up to someone who does. they should be right with you.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Do I have to wait 24 hours?
Dodge Mechanic: Robert R, ASE Certified Master replied 9 months ago
Robert R
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Hello, welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is*****'m a Certified Auto Technician with 30+ years experience. I will do my best to assist you. please keep in mind that I may need to ask questions of you before I can answer. When you reply please feel free to add as much detailed information as possible pertaining to your concern.

Before I can answer, I need to ask a question of you. I'm posting a pic of two fuel module assemblies. Can you tell me which unit was removed (Left or Right) and which one was installed into the vehicle. Also, I'll need to know where the unit was purchased?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I just replaced the pump in the tank and found out there was not a motor pump in there
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I thought there was a pump in the tank. I went and purchased a new pump from auto zone and it has a motor. My problem now is I don't have power to run this pump. Is this s normal . I was not getting any fuel to my engine
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I'm sorry I bought it a o Riley auto parts
Dodge Mechanic: Robert R, ASE Certified Master replied 9 months ago

To get the In-tank pump running you will need a Bosch relay and some wire and solder and heat shrink as necessary..

Originally an 04 would have came with an Engine Mounted Lift Pump. If you want to use the in-tank pump instead, you will need to remove the Engine Mounted fuel pump so that it won't cause a restriction... If you purchase the Fuel Transfer Pump RETROFIT Kit from the dealer, it comes with EVERYTHING necessary to complete the conversion...

How much did you pay for the unit that you purchased? I can check dealer price for the Retrofit Kit if you would like....

Keep me posted...

Thank you,

Robert

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
$240
Dodge Mechanic: Robert R, ASE Certified Master replied 9 months ago

You can get the FACTORY Conversion kit that Includes EVERYTHING needed to perform the conversion. Part number is ***** Click HERE to go to a site where you can purchase one for less than $325. The local dealer will be around $450. It even includes the instruction sheet to perform the conversion. If you have already had the ECM updated you won't need to have it updated. If the ECM has never been flash updated, it is HIGHLY recommended to perform the update. Dealer can perform the ECM update for you if needed...

If you need an instruction procedure to make your own wiring overlay harness let me know. IF you do it this way you will need to purchase a few additional parts to be able to remove the engine mounted lift pump.. If you want to go this route, let me know, I can give you some part numbers necessary to buy these parts separately....

Keep me posted...

Thank you,

Robert

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Dodge Mechanic: Robert R, ASE Certified Master replied 9 months ago

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