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so my truck wont turn off and i know its not the fuel cut solenoid because i turned my ignition and it almost cut out. before i go ripping everything apart is there any weak points or just certain spots to look for?

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Yeah, IT IS THE SELINOID. Use the manual shutoff lever to the right of the KSB selinoid to kill it. You need to remove the selinoid to gut it and install a cut off cable on the lever. The selinoids won't last in a modded pump.
 

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They almost always fail that way. If you turn the screw very much at all it's a good saftey measure to remove the plunger to prevent junk from traveling into the injection lines/injectors. If it won't die with the wire disconnected then the selinoid is bad. no other way.
 

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Yeah, IT IS THE SELINOID. Use the manual shutoff lever to the right of the KSB selinoid to kill it. You need to remove the selinoid to gut it and install a cut off cable on the lever. The selinoids won't last in a modded pump.
ok. i swear it was something electrical because i was moving the ignition back and forth and it started to cut off but just kept running
 

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just pull the wires, if it dies then you have a wiring/ignition issue. If not, join the pull cable club.
 

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yeah. i was thinking of using a actuator that would hook onto the manual fuel cut.

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If I recall correctley a 2nd gen (P-Pump) one could be modded to work that way. Pretty pricey though!
 

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You will find an edge of the solenoid broken off. Lets just enough fuel thru to allow the engine to keep running. I have lost 4 of the stupid things so now have a pull cable hooked up to the shut off lever for when the next one fails. Like was said above, I have never found the chunks of rubber that break off!
 

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why dont u just grind the rubber thats on the solenoid
 

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have any pic's of a pull cable shut off hooked up???
 

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I could get a picture of mine tomorrow...

The plunger isn't going to be shredded if it isn't used, correct? I'd keep it there for emergencies. It saved me on one runaway a while ago... The 2x4 evidently wasn't a perfectly flat 2x4, and with the manual lever pulled taut and the 2x4 over the turbo the engine was only dropping to a really angry 600 degrees.

The point being that the solenoid has a few panic/ emergency shut-downs in it before it shreds. I'd consider it worth keeping if somebody else ever needs to turn down the engine in an emergency.
 
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