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Old 08-09-2022, 11:15 AM   #1
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1995 Southwind fuel pump

I have a 1995 Southwind Class A Motorhome with a Chevy 454. only way i can get it to start is by pouring gas down the throttle body. could there be a fuse or relay keeping the fuel pump from working. there is no humm in tank. i have already looked at the fuses under dash on driver side. I have looked out in engine compartment where there are fuse and solenoids. I have looked under fridge where there are breakers. there were no blown fuses anywhere. hate to have to drop the 80 gallon tank. would an in line electric small fuel pump work to get it somewhere?
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Yes, Add an electric pump outside the tank. It will run.
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Old 08-10-2022, 07:47 AM   #4
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Found a eldebrock pump but is only 7 lbs if pressure. Would that work? Ot do I need 23 lbs?
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Old 08-11-2022, 09:05 AM   #5
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Fuel inj requires more then 7 lbs psi
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When it fires with gas in the manifold does it run long enough to get oil pressure? If it does will it keep running then or does it quit when the gas is gone?
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once gas is gone, it dies. as long as i keep dumping gas it runs.
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Old 08-11-2022, 11:42 AM   #8
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The old GM's have a fuel pump prime connector to the fuel pump relay, not sure exactly where it is on a motorhome. You could jumper 12v to see if the pump runs, if it runs then troubleshoot back from there.
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Would you know how to test a solenoid with a volt meter. it has voltage on both sides and on front has 2 wires hooked to nuts. not getting volts out of those.
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