Why is my fuel pump pushrod not moving up and down when I turn the crankshaft?

Asked by Jan 06, 2015 at 06:27 PM about the 1970 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was changing my fuel pump and the pushrod doesnt move up and down.

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Make sure when you install it that the actuating lever is resting on top of the cam lobe and not below it...you should feel some resistance when installing properly.

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