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I have a 89 ford f250 has a 302 v8 5 speed. i replaced the fuel sending unit and a new tank it wont fire up. itll start with a little starting fluid but dies right away. i cant seem to figure it out.
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Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago
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hi there my name is don i will try to help you on this

what have you tried so far ?

can you hear the fuel pump running for a second when you first turn you ignition on ?

do you only have 1 tank or 2

lets start there

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ive tried new tank and fuel pump and yes its turning on
Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

ok thanks for that information

you had this problem thats why you changed pump ?

did you replace the fuel filter

do you just have 1 tank ?

Don

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Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

there is a high pressure pump in the frame rail did you check that

Don

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Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

here is and expoladed view

Don

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Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

http://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/673878_1

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I just bought the truck on Friday. And it has dual tanks rear tank isnt in it anymore.
Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

hi there thanks for that information

was it running when you got it ?

is the selector switch still in the dash ?

Don

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Didnt run when i got it. And yes its still in the dash
Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

Hi there did you try switching it

to see ?

don

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i have and both fuel pumps kick on the front tank and the fuel rail
Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

Hi there try this

flip your tank switch back and forth a couple of times and try it

Don

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Technician: Don, Journeyman replied 4 months ago

hi there any more questions

Don

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