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7 gallon of fuel may not be enough, that is when the low fuel indicator lit up.
 

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Do you get fuel to the fuel filter and able to bleed the air?
If you cannot get it to the filter, then it is not enough.
If you do, then 7 gallon is enough.
You need to energize the LP to do the bleeding.
This is before even starting the engine.

I am not trying to argue.
I am just saying this based on experience.
My fuel tank is 42 gallons.
So, I think the truck is probably half?
 

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It gets fuel to the filter and there is no air. If I open the bleeder up in the filter it squirts out fuel. I already ordered a new pmd and if that doesn't fix it then idk what next. I unplugged the new pmd and put it in the old on and the same thing happend. Cranks then tries to fire then dies let it sit and then fires up. I also ordered a resistor with the pmd from kb diesel performance
 

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Have I missed something? 4 pages with a CEL light on and you have not checked for trouble codes? That should be the first thing to do. Stop throwing parts at it and check for trouble codes.
 
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It only throws a code every now and then it's not always. It just did it for the first time yesterday
Have I missed something? 4 pages with a CEL light on and you have not checked for trouble codes? That should be the first thing to do. Stop throwing parts at it and check for trouble codes.
 

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What code(s) is it throwing?
 

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You should see what trouble codes are stored.
If you dont know how to get codes here's how.
 
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Update I got it running the problem was when I put my tune in it the chip wasn't in far enough. I also cleaned my batteries after I did that it fired right up.
Glad you found the issue.
Thanks for giving us an update!
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Update I got it running the problem was when I put my tune in it the chip wasn't in far enough. I also cleaned my batteries after I did that it fired right up.
Glad you got it figured out. I had trouble with mine dying after it ran for a bit when I first started it in the cold. I could remote start it as I'm walking out the door, and before I reached the truck, it would die, and I would have to try several times before it would start again. Mine seemed to be something with the glow plugs and the fuel gelling. Once I added the anti-gel to the fuel, the issue pretty much went away. It seems the diesels have more prone to trouble with that when it's really cold. I was thinking that might have something to do with your troubles, too, but I guess not.
 

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Glad you got it figured out. I had trouble with mine dying after it ran for a bit when I first started it in the cold. I could remote start it as I'm walking out the door, and before I reached the truck, it would die, and I would have to try several times before it would start again. Mine seemed to be something with the glow plugs and the fuel gelling. Once I added the anti-gel to the fuel, the issue pretty much went away. It seems the diesels have more prone to trouble with that when it's really cold. I was thinking that might have something to do with your troubles, too, but I guess not.
I had winter fuel in it my problem the entire time was the chip wasn't in far enough. If I was thinking I should've known cuz my gp weren't working either. Untill I cut the timer wire and ran it to a switch
 

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What an adventure!
Had a very similar issue with my '99. Did everything everybody suggested only my dying problem was really intermittent and completely unpredictable. A couple of really experienced diesel shops could not figure it out. After a couple of years of money and head scratching, I sold the truck. :-(
 

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What an adventure!
Had a very similar issue with my '99. Did everything everybody suggested only my dying problem was really intermittent and completely unpredictable. A couple of really experienced diesel shops could not figure it out. After a couple of years of money and head scratching, I sold the truck. :-(
Maybe you had the same problem as me. Did you ever hear from the new owner what happened to it?
 
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