A diesel fuel lift pump is a lift pump that transfers fuel from the tank to the fuel injection system. Because in modern vehicles the tank is located below the engine, the fuel has to be lifted up from the tank to the en... More »

Replace the fuel pump in a car by relieving the pressure from the fuel lines, disconnecting the battery, draining the fuel tank and removing the back seat from the vehicle to expose the access door. Remove the access doo... More »

Check the pressure of a vehicle's fuel pump by hooking a pressure gauge to the fitting of the fuel pump, having an assistant rev the engine and checking whether the pressure matches the vehicle's specifications. Eliminat... More »

The Robert Bosch Verteiler diesel injection pump has a metering plunger and a distributor mechanism that sends fuel to the correct cylinder. The pump varies the injection timing in response to the engine's revolutions, a... More »

Diesel injection pump timing is important because fuel must inject at the proper time for the diesel engine to run properly and efficiently. Without proper injection pump timing, an engine is more difficult to start, run... More »

The diesel fuel injection pump delivers tightly controlled amounts of diesel fuel into the cylinders of the engine or the prechambers of the cylinders. The pumps are driven by plungers that, through translation, meters t... More »

Before installing a fuel injection system, remove the fuel pump and crank the engine a few times to relieve fuel pressure. Use tools specifically designed for a fuel injection system as they will make the job easier. More »