What is a mechanical septic pump?
The most common septic pumps are electric and usually have a pump chamber in the base with a rotary impeller.
Bought a gm tbi motor it has a blank plate where the fuel pump is does the cam have a lobe for a mechanical fuel pump?
The arm of a mechanical fuel pump follows a cam and wherever the engine stops, that's where the fuel pump stops. The mechanical fuel pump is nothing more than a diaphragm with a couple "check valves" to force the fuel to only go in one direction. The diaphragm is spring loaded providing an effective pressure limitation.
There are two kinds of fuel pumps that your pickup can have, Mechanical, or Electric. More than likely you have a Mechanical, the Mechanical fuel pump is located on the side of the engine (pretty easy to replace), you can follow the fuel line from the fuel filter down to it, and just google an image of a mechanical fuel pump you will find it. If your fuel pump is Electrical it will be in…
That is a very complex question and you've given us NO information ! It depends on where you live, your local codes regarding septic systems, if you or neighbours have wells, and how far away they are, how many people can ( NOT do ) live in the home and whether you are talking about a pump, a tank, a field or the entire septic system. Please give comprehensive information if you expect sensible answers.
Your source of water should not be an issue. But it may be an issue if you are on a home septic system. Some say not to use a garbage disposal when you are on a septic system, but you can. I know of some in use with septic systems and they have not had a problem. Generally you should have your tank pumped every five years. With a garbage disposal on the system you…