When did Peterbilt 379 fuel tanks stop using fuel?
Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by supernova, Jan 11, 2014 . I am going outside to hunt this little fuel return valve thingy down.
Can a clogged fuel filter cause an engine to stall?
It’s true that sometimes when the filter is clogged or partly dirty, fuel will somehow go through the filter but will substantially clog the car’s injector or carburetor. And when this happens, it will cause the engine to stall, having start problems and much more.
What kind of engine does a Peterbilt 379 have?
Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by PacManTrap, Mar 30, 2016 . I have a 2001 Peterbilt 379 with a cat c-12 engine.
Why does my Peterbilt truck won’t start?
When I try to start it does nothing at all. But if I take the female plug that goes in to the relay box on the firewall out and run a wire across it the truck starts perfectly which rules out the starter or batteries being bad. I’m guessing it’s the ignition but I’m just trying to get some input
Why is my 98 Pete’s fuel level always lower?
NOT! From day 1, your 98 Pete’s tanks never had the same fuel levels as long as the engine is running. Going down the road, the drivers side tank level is most always lower. In addition to the fuel lines, in the top of each tank is a pressure equalizing vent which is probably the culprit.
Where is the fuel draw valve on a truck?
Follow the fuel lines from the tank to the valve, it is located behind the transmission mounted on a crossmember. Replace the splitter valve, it equals the draw and return of the fuel from both tanks.
Why is fuel not drawing from passenger side tank?
The only time neccessary to replace the splitter valve as you call it (actually it’s an equalizer block, is if it has been damaged via line removal, bad threads, or gasket leak that won’t seal with a new gasket. The valve (block) itself has no moving parts. The only reason it has a sealed top to it was for machining purposes.