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Q: Fuel problem

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I the fuel pumps works I jump the terminal at the relay and hear it working but when I crank it. The fuel pump won't turn on
My car has a manual transmission.

A: I would recommend checking your relays to e...

I would recommend checking your relays to ensure that they are working properly. A faulty relay is more common than a fuel pump going bad. If your relays are fine, you may need to get a new fuel pump.

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