It sounds like the transfer pump
quit. (I'm a diesel/hvy. equip. mech.)
a quick search on your motor says you have an electric fuel pump
(if it's after 1986) feeding the injection pump
. check that 1st. A small universal fit "Bendix tic tic type" electric fuel pump
would replace it if you can't get a direct replacement pump.
If you don't have an elec. pump feeding it then it's probably a diaphragm type pump (like an older car fuel
pump) and can be rebuilt by you if you have basic mech. skills. simply a few screws/bolts and replace a few diaphragms.
cleanliness is important when working around open fuel lines
Universal Diesel Engine Owners Manual - Fuel System - Marine Diesel Direct / Torresen Sailing Site
p.s. you only get tiny drops of fuel out of the cracked lines
, it doesn't gush out.
Ken, East Prov., R.I. Bootlegger, PY26 Paceship
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Last edited by MacGyverRI; 10-01-2010 at 01:49 AM.