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Fuel Injector pump / injector protection

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by TrailRider, Jul 21, 2020.

  1. TrailRider

    TrailRider Junior Member

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    I currently own a 2014 RAM 5500 4x4 with 6.7 diesel and Aisin transmission. I previously owned a 2001 RAM 3500 4x4 5.9 diesel manual transmission. I know the 5.9 was a great engine however it had a weakness that the 2001 5.9 fuel pump was mounted on the engine and a weak pump could knock out the injector pump. I had an aftermarket Fass fuel system installed with gauges which I could monitor the fuel pressure. My question is: On the current 2014 RAM I have done nothing so it is all factory equipment. I think the fuel pump has been relocated to the fuel tank but is there still a potential weakness that could damage the injector pump. What recommendations would you give me to protect the fuel injectors / pump. Is the factory sensors adequate? Also, is there a chip recommendation that could be added to improve fuel mileage?
     
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    chri5k Senior Member Supporting Member

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    Unless you are tuned and pushing more HP, the factory lift pump is more than adequate.
     
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    As stated above, unless you tune the truck for a lot more HP, the in tank pump is plenty for the stock tune.
    There is already dual fuel filters. They do make kits to add a third or use a CAT fuel filter to really polish the fuel, it's probably way overkill.
     
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    Thanks Guy's. Good to hear.
     
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    Fixing something that isn't broke often leads you into a repair bay.
     
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