Q: Fuel pump shuts off, cranks back up a few minutes later.

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After going over a big bump car stalls out. Starter works, electrical works, no start. After 10 or 15 min it cranks right up. Gas gauge erratic now out for a few weeks. Can this be related? I found out the level sensor is in the pump housing. No smell of gas after what wouldve surely flooded it. Im not sure the bump was a trigger, my wife had it cut out the night before after running through a big puddle. Then the next day it happened after crossing a really bumpy railroad, rpms we on & off I pull to the median for a second still running bad head for nearby gas station and barely make it before it dies and didnt start for 10 or 20min. I just want to know if replacing the pump is the right thing.

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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