Recent content by tom lovinggood

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    The engine shuddered

    Thanks to all that answered my query--it appears that the fuel level in the tank got low and when I was going up a hill, air got sucked into the injectors. I apparently let the fuel level get too low to allow this to happen. As I had mentioned, the fuel gauge only works intermittently. I am...
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    The engine shuddered

    Got lucky once again. Had my M1009 towed to a local diesel shop after the motor died last week. Turns out that there was only air in the fuel line and once it was bled out, she started right up. Thanks to all that offered their opinions. Tom Lovinggood
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    IP Question

    Hello--just a quick question regarding the Injection pump for our vehicles--what is the typical life span of a high quality (not rebuilt) injection pump? It appears to me that so many problems listed in this forum are related to the IP?? Thanks in advance Tom Lovinggood
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    The engine shuddered

    Hello--1986 M1009-runs very well--new IP installed about a year ago. Took it out for a drive today, and went for about 60 highway miles, with no problems. Stopped at a red light, and the engine shuddered briefly, then shut down and would not re-start. Had plenty of fuel, and the starter turned...
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    Screw-on style fuel filter

    Skinny--I wouild presume that when I do change the fuel filter, I must fil it with diesel fuel first?
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    Screw-on style fuel filter

    Hello--last year I had a screw on type of fuel ffilter. How often should that filter be changed? Thanks in advance Tom Lovinggood
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    Speedometer & Fuel gauge troubleshooting

    I have the same problem with my M1009. The fuel gauge always reads beyond full until the actual fuel level is about 1/4 full. Have not been able to source the problem yet.
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    Screamin" Engine

    WW--thanks for your reply. I will look into this.
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    Screamin" Engine

    Hello--took my M1009 out for a spin a few weeks ago. Started right up with no problems. Took it out on the highway close to my home and was going up a fairly steep hill, when, all of a sudden. the engine revs up and begins screaming as it went up the hill. I don't ever recall my engine doing...
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    Looking for alternators 6,2 Diesel

    There are several for sale on E-bay--look under the CUCV heading
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    Power steering bracket

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    Power steering bracket

    Thanks to all that answered my request for help. Hillbilly Wizard had the correct part and my local GMC dealer put it in for me and I am back on-line once again. Tom Lovinggood
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    Power steering bracket

    Share--ok,thanks, that is a big help!
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    Power steering bracket

    Hello--went outside this morning to check on my CUCV Blazer, when l noticed one of the fan belts was sagging. Upon closer inspection, l discovered that the bracket that holds the power steering reservoir had broken and it was hanging there, with the fan belt also drooping. Has anyone ever had...
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    Rust is the enemy!

    Has anyone tried that NH Oil under coating on their trucks?
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