Tags: Fuel Pumps

Troubleshooting Fuel Pumps

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The troubleshooting list in Table 1-3 contains the most common operating problems associated with fuel pumps and fuel units. Each problem is given in the form of a symptom, the possible cause, and a suggested remedy. The purpose of this list is to provide the operator with a quick reference to the cause and correction …

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Priming Fuel Pumps

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Priming Fuel Pumps

On occasion, the oil burner may fail to pump oil. When this occurs, check the oil supply line to the furnace for leaks. If there are no leaks, it may be necessary to prime the fuel pump. Pumps are self priming for single-stage, two-pipe systems and for two-stage pumps. A single-stage pump (one-pipe system) should …

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