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Old 09-16-2004, 03:25 PM   #15
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If you followed the lines from the tank to the frame rail you would have see the fuel pump (about the size of a pepsi can with an inlet and outlet and two wires on it.)

Sounds like you do not have an electric pump.
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Old 09-16-2004, 03:46 PM   #16
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"If" you ever have to replace the mechanical pump again and it is hard to compress to start the bolts "bump" the engine over just a bit to move the cam lobe to relieve some of the pressure.

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Old 09-16-2004, 04:20 PM   #17
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Hello Garry,

Bump? Do you mean crank the engine once or twice?

Thanks!

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Old 09-16-2004, 04:24 PM   #18
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The electric fuel pump is located between the rear tag axle and the front of the fuel tank on the passenger side. There is a metal channel that goes between the driver and passenger side frame and is located between the front of the fuel tank and the rear of the main holding tank. The pump is fastened to this metal rail approximately 6 to 8" from the inside of the passenger side frame by the fuel lines. I purchased my pump from Autozone. The number on the box is E84070. It was an exact match to the pump I replaced including wiring, mounting brackets etc.. Make sure you install a fuel filter on the intake side of the pump. The fuel filter is also standard from the factory.
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Old 09-16-2004, 04:26 PM   #19
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Yes, you can use the key but don't crank, you just want to move the cam a few deg.
Makes all the difference in the world to get the lobe in the right position.
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Old 09-16-2004, 04:27 PM   #20
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bump means to slightly turn the key to give voltage to the starter, but not enough to start the motor. You can pull the coil wire off it you think it might actually start up, to prevent that.
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Old 09-16-2004, 06:28 PM   #21
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But where could it be? How big would the pump be?...

Pic #1 is a shot from the curb side -- the "safe" is visible just at the very top of the picture.

Pic #2 shows the filter & pump in place. The pump is a Carter "Green".

Pic #3 is just one more view.

The Pump and Filter assembly are to the rear of the Grey Water Tank and just in front of the Fuel Tank.
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Thanks Dennis,

Now, I know for sure that I don't have one!

I konw now what to do....

Thank you all very much for your help!

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Old 09-20-2004, 05:13 PM   #23
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Forumees.......

This is just an FYI post related to the fuel pump thread.

Yesterday, I took my 1989 370 LE to get gas. About 3 minutes after I had parked and turned off the ignition after arriving back home, I decided to turn the engine back on. It wouldn't start. It turned over but sounded gas starved. I went to the rear of the MH to see if I could hear the fuel pump operating and did not. I crawled underneath and while my wife turned the key to start I measured the voltage to the pump. Zero, zip, nada. Since I don't have a schematic of my fuse panel denoting which fuse protects which circuit, I pulled them all out one by one to try and find a blown one. As usual, the last one did the trick. There was a 30 amp circuit breaker protecting the fuel pump circuit that had gone bad. I proved the fault by installing a 30 amp fuse and the MH fired right up. I then re-installed the circuit breaker and no dice.

Today, I bought a new 30 amp circuit breaker from NAPA and installed it. Just to be sure, I re-installed the old circuit breaker to be sure it hadn't cooled and became servicable again. No luck.

Just in case anybody's interested, I have a Ford 460 on a Gillig chassis. The 30 amp circuit breaker for the fuel pump is in fuse slot designated F2 on the Gillig fuse block on my MH.

Does anyone know where I could get my hands on a schematic or diagram denoting which fuses protect which circuits relative to their fuse block position?
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Old 09-20-2004, 05:54 PM   #24
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The Oil Pressure Switch can go Bad

I had an engine failure in Newfoundland on a Caravan. If the electric pump is not working the engine starts but has no power and will stall when you apply gas. It turned out that the oil pressure switch had failed open. We simply by-passed the switch and continued on to the ferry. By the way after about 10 years of operation all of the gas filters where clean.
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