Q: Relay keeps getting hot and turning truck off

asked by on October 16, 2016

My relay keeps getting hot turning truck off

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. Your vehicle has over ten identical relays in the vehicle. You will need to be more specific with what relay is overheating. The most likely cause of an overheating relay would be a fuel pump relay getting hot from a fuel pump drawing too many amperes. You should have the vehicle checked to see exactly what relay is overheating and if it is the fuel pump relay then replace the fuel pump and relay to fix the problem.

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