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How to Check a Car Fuel Pump
Car fuel pumps transfer gas from the fuel tank to the car engine and can be mechanical or electric. Cars low on gas can cause fuel pumps to overheat.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuel Pump
Common signs include a whining noise, hard starting, engine performance issues, and an inability to start the car.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuel Pump Relay
If the engine is stalling or not starting, or the fuel pump is not making any noise when the key is on, you may need to replace the fuel pump relay.
How Long Does a Fuel Pump Relay Last?
The fuel pump is among the most used parts on any car. Each time the car is started and ran, the fuel pump will have to perform. There are a variety of...
How Can You Tell That Your Fuel Pump Isn’t Working?
The fuel pump is responsible for getting fuel out of the gas tank and up to the engine. The pump itself is usually located inside the gas tank. There are a handful of...
How Long Does a Fuel Pump Usually Last?
Fuel pumps are a simple and rugged part of the fuel system. They are usually found inside of the fuel tank and are responsible for sending fuel from the tank to the engine. Because...
How Often Should the Fuel System Be Inspected?
Without fuel, an internal combustion engine will not run. For this reason, parts used in the fuel system are built for durability and can stand up to years of near-constant use. Some parts,...
3 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Gas Tank
The gas tank of the vehicle holds the fuel, which makes the car run. The fuel is propelled by the fuel pump. The gas tank can be made out of plastic high-density polyethylene, which can...
How to Buy a Good Quality Fuel Pump
Fuel is pumped from the gas tank up into the engine, and these handy little devices come in any number of shapes, sizes, and applications imaginable. Each of the three different key types...
How Long Does a Fuel Pump Shut Off Switch Last?
Being involved in an accident can be quite scary and dangerous. There are a number of safety mechanisms that are built into a car that will help to reduce...
How Long Does a Fuel Pump Last?
With all of the different components that allow your car’s fuel system to function, it can become very hard to keep up with them all. Having malfunctioning components in your fuel system...
How to Drain Your Fuel Tank
The majority of cars on the road today use internal combustion engines that use gasoline or diesel as fuel, and they store this fuel in a gas tank. Most gas...
Why Fuel Pump Replacements Can Be Tricky
Changing the fuel pump can be challenging, as you may first need to remove the fuel tank and other parts in the car to reach the pump.
How to Replace a Fuel Pump Shut Off Switch
The fuel pump shut off switch may be faulty when the Check Engine Light comes on or if the engine suddenly turns off while driving.
How to Replace a Fuel Pump Relay
The fuel pump has a relay that fails when there is no audible humming sound as the ignition is turned and when the car cranks after longer than usual.
How to Get the Best Fuel Mileage For Your Car
Fuel economy can be increased if you perform regular car maintenance, pay attention to the Check Engine Light, and reduce your idling time.
How to Replace a Fuel Pump
Fuel pumps help push gas from the fuel tank to the fuel rail. Fuel pumps have filters to prevent small particles from entering the car engine.

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Location of the fuel pump 1992 GMC Jimmy
Hello - the fuel pump in your Jimmy is located inside the fuel tank, and is accessed from the top of the tank. This requires removal of the spare tire, and the fuel tank from the vehicle to replace. For...
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my daughter has a 2004 Toyota Highlander. the car wont start so i think it's the fuel pump since i can't hear it run. so once i ge
Check the fuse. There could be more than one relay in the circuit, for example a circuit opening relay as well as an EFI relay. The fault could be due to high resistance in the circuit (even at the relay...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. It is possible for a new fuel pump to fail, and it was a re-manufactured then there is an even greater chance it could have failed. If there was an issue and the fuel...
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We're is the fuel pump located on 1986 buick regal
The fuel pump on your vehicle should be a mechanical pump that is mounted on the side of the engine. It should be near the front of the block, near the water pump.There are some Regal models that will use...
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Fuel pump has no power to it.
Try checking for power to the fuse on both sides of the fuse terminals. If both sides of the fuse are registering a voltage, then remove the fuel pump relay and check to see if there is a voltage to...
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Quick question about my 04 Ford Ranger edge fuel cut off switch
You did not give a specific questions but the fuel inertia switch is in the right kick panel of the truck. The fuel pump can be tested to see if it is getting power throught the switch when key is...
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Just put in a new fuel tank and my engine won't draw diesel from it to start.
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will a 98 chevy astrovan fuil pump fit my 90 gmc seirra 4x4 i think thay both have a 350
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Hello,can you please locate me the relay of the fuel pump of 2005 mini cooper.Thank you!
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What are all the parts that go with fuel pump replacement. Strainer, sending unit, gaskets, Orings, plate of some sort.
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After i replace my whole fuel pump will that solve battery and security and oil light and. Check engine service light problem
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Car wont stay running. Will start up but shuts back off. Fuel pump doesnt come on. Car will run with wire from battery to wire har
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the testing you have done, we know the fuel pump is good, and that the rest of the system is functional. This leave the electrical circuit. There are a few components in the...
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WHY DOES MY FUEL PUMP IN TANK LOOK DIFFERANT IT LOOKS LIKE ITS 2 PIECES. FOR A 2001 PATHFINDER
Hello, thank you for writing in. Under the rear seat where your stock jack and tire bar are located, there is a port to access and replace the fuel pump. You will have to pull back the carpet to find...
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I have a 1997 dodge ram 1500. It is not getting up to speed and acts like it has no power.
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Hard start hot and cold. Fuel pump, or throttle body?
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2008 Ford Mustang GT Stalls after warm up as if it ran out of gas and won't restart until engine is cooled
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It has a new fuel pump regulator and filter but not getting gas to the throttle body
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1997 buick lesabre dies when gas pedal is released
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Can you remove fuel pump from inside car? 1993 Lexus LS400
Hi there - yes, you can removed the fuel pump from inside the trunk actually. There is an access plate under the trunk liner for this purpose, allowing access to the fuel tank (and pump) without dropping the tank. Remember...

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