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i have replaced all lines removed fuel heater replaced the pump and over flow valve and filter ...is 22 psi enough pressure at idle and wot??? 97 12v
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it dosent change at all on my truck,,just stays at 22 psi no matter where the rpm is
 

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i have a stock plate just slid it fwd and cranked the star wheel up..lil black smoke on take off for about 5 feet then clear and will spin the dual tires in 2nd gear
 

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i have a stock plate just slid it fwd and cranked the star wheel up..lil black smoke on take off for about 5 feet then clear and will spin the dual tires in 2nd gear
did you post in the wrong place?
 

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it dosent change at all on my truck,,just stays at 22 psi no matter where the rpm is
absolutely no movement? even at WOT? You sure your gauge is working?
 

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no just wanted to tell u how she was running
 

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I Used A Manual Vac/press Guage..it Worked As Far As Telling Me I Only Had 6 Lbs So I Changed The Ofv And It Went To 22psi
 

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the heater filter and the main filter
 

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So both filters, OFV, and the lift pump? Unless there is something in the lines before the lift pump, or maybe something wrong with the injector pump itself, I have no idea man, sorry :(
 

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the question is will anything get hurt at that pressure or is it enough to be safe
 

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Try squeezing off rubber return line behind the fuel filter and see what pressure does. If pressure does not increase at idle then you may have gotten a weak lift pump. Don't keep line squeezed no longer than necessary to read the gauge because high pressure can damage injection pump. Unless injection pump is leaking fuel out or dumping it in the oil, then injection pump shouldn't be to blame. Your gauge could also be sticking at 22 and just not going higher.
 

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i guess i could give that a try...the guage i have is a good guage liquid fill and brand new... but will c...
 

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Even so, till you figure it out, I ran mine at 12psi idle forever till I even learned I had a problem. Maybe 18psi tops cruising. Mine still running fine (I did get it fixed though). Low pressure for a short term shouldn't hurt it, as long as it's still flowing. Biggest thing I noticed was the power gain when I got it fixed.
 

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thanks for the info mad mike
 

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yea mine sits at about 17 psi at idle...maybe goes to 23 wide open...either my lift pump or prefilter is clogged gonna try that and see. let me know what you find out about yours.
 

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yea mine sits at about 17 psi at idle...maybe goes to 23 wide open...either my lift pump or prefilter is clogged gonna try that and see. let me know what you find out about yours.
im gonna try changing my main filter again...maybe got some muck in it,,,i only have about 1000 miles on it changed it back when i started having sum problems then i just changed everything else
 
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