Diesel Pumps

What are diesel pumps?

The fuel injection pump is the heart of the diesel engine. ... Simultaneously, the pump also controls the amount of fuel needed to gain the desired power. The injection pump does the job of both the throttle and the ignition system needed in gasoline engines.

How does a diesel pump work?

When the diesel fuel is put into the pump, one end allows the fuel to move into the chamber where the combustion will take place and the other end is where the plunger is located. As the plunger moves back and forth, it leaves an opening for the fuel to go into the combustion chamber while moving backwards.

How many types of diesel pumps are there?

3 Types of Diesel Fuel Pumps. Maybe you only know there are only two types of injection pumps in diesel engines.