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Old 04-16-2018, 03:48 PM
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fuel pump on flat head

the fuel pump is not working when I removeD the fuel pump so the rod is still in the engine and when I turn it over the rod doesn't seam to move how much is it supposed to move and also it was a little bent. does the rod use the cam shaft to move?
 
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Total movement on the pushrod is only 0.200". The pushrod should be perfectly straight. It rides on an eccentric on the camshaft.
 
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You might want to take a look at this thread. It might help you figure out what is happening.
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1...p-problem.html
 
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I took a couple pics of the rod I measure it sticks out about 2 1/4" from face to top of rod but when I crank over the engine the rods doesn't go up or down it's stationary. I even put a drift pin which is smaller od in to the hole and it's stationary also is the cam lobe broken or something else.
 
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I wonder if your cam gear has broken? Does the engine run if you splash some gas down the carb? Can you see valves moving through the fuel pump hole?
 
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I will try tonight but I know the distributor is turning
 
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