Help I can't get fuel from my tank to my engine.

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by instyle, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. instyle

    instyle LawnSite Senior Member
    from Canada
    Posts: 380

    I have an 03 ram Diesel. I just replaced the LP because I thought that was the prob but obviously not.
    With both the return and supply line disconected I can easily blow in either line, but when I blow in the return it will actually just pressurize the tank till I stop blowing then the air will blow back in my face (this happens when the fuel cap is left on), I assumed blowing in the return line would push fuel out the supply line.
    I can blow into the supply line and air comes out the return line....

    However...when I suck from the supply I can't get nothing, I just can't get fuel out of my tank.

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,526

    check your tank vent, are you using your mouth to blow air in or a commpressor? if by mouth i am sure you cant get anywere near enough pressure or volume to move fuel through the lines.
  3. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    thats what ya get for having a dodge! mines gone this weekend!!!

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