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How do you prime a 4000 ford tractor diesel to the

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how do you prime a 4000 ford tractor diesel to the injectors
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: ok
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: the starter shorted out burnt all the wires and melted the fuel line
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

You have fuel to the injection pump? You loosen the high pressure lines at the injector nozzles ,at the head, and crank engine while watching for fuel squirting, not dribbling Then tighten the lines and start tractor.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Use the gravity flow from tank to prime the system up to the fuel injection pump.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

See link above.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

I see question is still open , did you see my response and link?

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