Q: Should I replace my fuel pump also?

asked by on

My trucks gas tank started leaking awhile back. I quickly fixed it (or thought I had) when I patched it with quick steel. However the tank has since the started leaking around both patches. I have decided to just replace the fuel tank. My question is wether I should just go ahead and replace the fuel pump or just wait?

My car has 218000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Should I replace my fuel pump also?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Fuel pressure issues, hesitaion and occasionally wouldn't start

An erratic fuel pump may be one of a few different problems. You need to check to see if the fuel pump is getting power when the problem is happening. If it is, then the ground in the right rear...

Q: My truck won't start. I put a new fuel pump, cam shaft sensor, cleaned my crank sensor, and put a new battery in it. It will crank but not start.

Check the exhaust system for any leaks before the oxygen sensors. This can contribute to having more oxygen in the exhaust stream causing the sensors to register a false reading. If there is no leaks in the exhaust, then check...

Q: My car wont start and my trunk won't open

Hi there. Your issue of your car not wanting to start sounds more like a dead battery and will need to be replaced. The reason for this is because of you not being able to operate your windows or even...

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.