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10-25-2018, 12:55 PM
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Posted By tool

What model truck are we talking about? Some...

What model truck are we talking about?
Some injector codes like excessive return rate etc cause the wait to start light to stay on.
09-03-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By tool

I'm not very good at posting pictures on here but...

I'm not very good at posting pictures on here but I will try to get some up.

It looked perfectly normal from my estimation.
09-03-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By tool

Sorry for not updating this, not much has...

Sorry for not updating this, not much has happened with the truck all summer.
I loaded it up on my semi by lifting the front end off the ground with a tractor and pushing it onto my 53' beavertail....
06-12-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By tool

There really isn't anything to video of a pinion...

There really isn't anything to video of a pinion that won't turn I wouldn't say? It would just be a video of something not moving?

I can attach some pictures from inside the diff housing.
06-12-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By tool

The front driveshaft is fine. Its the pinion that...

The front driveshaft is fine. Its the pinion that won't turn at all.
06-12-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By tool

'06 2500 Front differential piled up.

So I was coming into town on the highway after dark a while back and started to hear a faint clicking that got louder, almost sounded like the serpentine belt was coming apart or something. Thought I...
05-12-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,340
Posted By tool

Just to follow up on this in case someone else...

Just to follow up on this in case someone else has this problem, yes you can test your FP from the filter drain. Just clamp a 1/3" ID onto the filter drain and attach your gauge.

I found that I...
05-09-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

So after abandoning this project for ages and...

So after abandoning this project for ages and driving a Ford gasser, I rigged up a pressure gauhe to the filter housing drain. I found that according to this method I have only 3 lbs of fuel pressure...
05-01-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,340
Posted By tool

I'm not looking to install a permanent gauge at...

I'm not looking to install a permanent gauge at this point, just rigging something up for diagnostics.
I had a setup thay i rigged up for checking my VP44 truck periodically but those are sumple...
05-01-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,340
Posted By tool

I just had a bit of a brain fart, why couldn't I...

I just had a bit of a brain fart, why couldn't I just clamp a hose to the bottom of the filter drain and run it up to the windshield and onto my pressure gauge and leave the drain open. That should...
04-30-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,340
Posted By tool

This project has been on hold this winter. I even...

This project has been on hold this winter. I even drove a F*rd most of the time.
I went ahead, drained the fuel filter housing and put a 2 litre jug under the open drain hose.

Bumped the key...
12-13-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,340
Posted By tool

Ahh, just out of the water tap drain you mean? ...

Ahh, just out of the water tap drain you mean?

Simple, never thought of that.
12-12-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,340
Posted By tool

Testing lift pump pressure.

I'd like to check the health of my lift pump to see if it's contributing to my fuel system issues.

Flow and pressure.

Can someone outline this procedure? I understand you need a special banjo...
12-10-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

I went ahead and tapped the banjo on the rail...

I went ahead and tapped the banjo on the rail relief valve, plugged it with a set screw. Same symptoms. Truck will seemingly run fine for a mile or so and then completely loose power. Will sit and...
12-10-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By tool

I'm far from an electrical guru but my little...

I'm far from an electrical guru but my little brain says that roughly, 1500 watts divided by 12 volts is 125 amps.

That would be a very big load on your electrical system when you factor in the...
12-08-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

You very well could be right, where could I find...

You very well could be right, where could I find more information on your sump setup?

I did also take the banjo bolt off the rail pressure relief valve, definitely fuel there, fuel ran down the...
12-08-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

Well I finally got the stupid FCA changed. Had to...

Well I finally got the stupid FCA changed. Had to take the inner fender off, and drivers front wheel, cut a slot in the screw with a dremel and turned it out with a flat screwdriver.

Test drove,...
12-08-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

I'm having an absolute nightmare trying to get...

I'm having an absolute nightmare trying to get the bottom screw off the FCA. The Torx head seems to be stripped, not to mention its -8F and I'm working in the driveway.
12-05-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

I watched the 4 videos of that series. That's a...

I watched the 4 videos of that series. That's a great synopsis of the Cummins fuel system.

I've got a feeling it's the FCA going bad.
12-04-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By tool

2006 With fuel system problems,

Hi guys.
I've got an 06 Mega Cab with G56 and about 225,000 miles. Engine wise truck has always been 100%, except for the #5 injector line that cracked and I replaced this spring.
Lately my truck...
10-21-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 46,723
Posted By tool

Well this is sure reviving an old thread. I don't...

Well this is sure reviving an old thread. I don't know what made me think of it today but I just thought I should update.

I replaced my stock DMF and clutch setup 3 years ago at 170,000+ miles...
05-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,260
Posted By tool

Was that at Finning in Calgary BlkMegacab?

Was that at Finning in Calgary BlkMegacab?
05-11-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,260
Posted By tool

The truck has less than 60,000 miles. It...

The truck has less than 60,000 miles.

It seems these 3116's are junk. Lots of reading on the net about 3116 problems.

20,000 hours on the loader is good though. I've heard they work ok in...
05-11-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,260
Posted By tool

CAT 3116 swap, repower or repair?

This is more for a buddy of mine.

He has an early 90's Topkick truck with a 3116 and Allison tranny. It's a tandem with a 20' box and hoist he mainly uses to haul seed to the field during...
02-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,649
Posted By tool

Yeah I'm thinking I will have to fab something...

Yeah I'm thinking I will have to fab something up. A regular tow bar might be too short to turn corners behind something that is wider like a large tractor without hitting the tire on the bumper.
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