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How much does Fuel Pump Relay Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Fuel Pump Relay Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara$134$38.91$94.998%$146.41
2015 Chevrolet Cruze$123$27.58$94.999%$135.08
2009 Chrysler Aspen$122$26.58$94.999%$134.08
2014 BMW 640i xDrive Gran Coupe$124$29.04$94.999%$136.54
2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 5$116$21.11$94.999%$128.61
2011 Ford Mustang$163$68.12$94.997%$175.62

Fuel Pump Relay Replacement Service

What is the Fuel Pump Relay all about?

Every time you turn on the ignition of your car, you activate the fuel pump relay. This device sends an electric current to the fuel pump. Upon receiving this current, the fuel pump sends gasoline to the engine and the car starts running. While the fuel pump is active as long as the car engine is running, the fuel pump relay works only at startup and when you turn off the ignition. As long as the car is running, the fuel pump runs on the power it receives from the oil pressure sending unit or any other such power source.

The fuel pump relay is also called the relay switch and its functions are similar to those of the automotive fuse. Controlled by the engine control module, the fuel pump relay controls the current sent to the fuel pump. This device is a black plastic component, set in a small box with a wiring harness attached to its underside. Its sprockets attach to the engine assembly. Depending on the make of the car, you will find the fuel pump relay under the hood or under the dashboard, near the steering wheel of the car.

Keep in mind:

  • Fuel relay pumps can oxidize or rust and need to be changed more frequently that the fuel pump.
  • Typically, the coil and contact points of the fuel pump relay show damage.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle hood is raised and supported
  • The defective fuel pump relay is removed
  • The new fuel pump relay is installed
  • The fuel pressure is tested and codes cleared with a scanner or gauge
  • The vehicle hood is closed and road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

The fuel pump of the car is an expensive device that functions well with the optimal amount of current. If it receives excessive power, the wiring system around the pump overheats, and the fuel pump could get damaged or fail completely. The fuel pump relay has a limited lifetime so you should have our expert mechanics check it every time your brakes are changed.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Fuel Pump Relay?

  • Engine cranks but does not start at all.
  • Engine functions irregularly and does not start right away
  • Car slows down without your braking
  • Car comes to a halt after running only for a short distance

How important is this service?

If the fuel pump relay does not work properly, it will not activate the fuel pump and you car will not start. Further, a malfunctioning fuel pump relay could conduct too much power to the fuel pump and cause damage to or ruin it completely. This is why we recommend that you keep the fuel pump relay in perfect working order at all times.


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Theodore

16 years of experience
1587 reviews
Theodore
16 years of experience
Acura Integra L4-1.8L - Fuel Pump Relay - Bothell, Washington
Theodore was customer friendly and efficient in servicing my car. He suggested additional services for future.

Miguel

21 years of experience
232 reviews
Miguel
21 years of experience
Dodge Charger V6-2.7L - Fuel Pump Relay - Garfield, New Jersey
Miguel came to change the fuel pump on my 2007 Dodge Charger. He took off the old pump and showed me what was causing the car not to start. He was very professional and knew what he was doing. Now a days it’s hard to find a mechanic you can have trust in but Miguel makes the experience very different. Definitely would recommend him to anyone looking for work to be done. 5 star definitely

Cornelius

18 years of experience
101 reviews
Cornelius
18 years of experience
Lincoln Navigator V8-5.4L - Fuel Pump Relay - Jonesboro, Georgia
Cornelius did a great job. show me what the problem was. He was very professional and courteous and gave great customer service. He cleaned up his area very well and left it as he found it.

Khoa

20 years of experience
402 reviews
Khoa
20 years of experience
Ford Ranger V6-3.0L - Fuel Pump Relay - Sacramento, California
Excellent job! Top notch very professional really knew what he was doing! Very friendly, on time and did a great job! Thanks again for your excellent customer service!

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