Questions tagged [fuel-pump]

The pump or pumps in a vehicle fuel system that move fuel from the tank to the engine and that may also provide fuel pressure in gasoline engines. This pump may also be called the lift pump to distinguish it from the injection pump of a diesel engine.

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Mercedes ML320 fuel pump stops after 3-4 seconds

The fuel pump in my 98 Mercedes ML 320 died last summer. I replaced it then, but now it's having issues. When I turn the key slowly, I can hear the pump kick in, but when the starter kicks in it ...
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No power to the fuel pump

I have a 2006 Toyota Isis and it had a problem where it idled well, but when you press gas the engine started to stall and when you lift your feet then it idled well again. I took it to have it ...
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Loss of current to fuel pump

There is no current coming to the fuel pump in my 1997 toyota corolla. Only the ground wire has current. The other wire does not have current so what is the cause of this lost of current and how can I ...
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Should I worry about fuel pump noises after a filter and injector change?

I recently fixed a starting problem with my 2007 VW Rabbit. I ended up replacing both the fuel filter and fuel injectors. After I was done, per the manuals directions, I flushed as much air as I could ...
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Why does my 1980 Fiat Spyder keep cutting out?

I have a 1980 Fiat Spyder. It starts fine, but occasionally it cuts out - just dies. I can re-start it again OK. We had a new relay installed, but even the mechanic is out of ideas.
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Audi A4 Going Into Limp Mode

I have an Audi A4 B7 and as soon as I bought it off the lot, it started going into limp mode around 3k RPM. it doesn't go any higher than that even when I rev it. I have replaced the cam follower I ...
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High frequency noise from fuel pump persists after replacement, what could it be?

So recently I've been noticing a high frequency noise coming from the rear right side of my Volvo where the fuel pump is located. I took it to a mechanic where they agreed that the noise was indeed ...
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Fuel tank pressure - leaking gases and gasoline

Hi! A pleasure coming to this site, hope I knew about it before! I own a VW Golf 4 R32 (euro), which from time to time, starts leaking gases and fuel from the fuel tank's cap. The amount of fuel ...
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2009 Mini JCW low oil does this cause carbon build up?

End of Nov 2018 I took the Mini for tire rotation and told the garage I was taking a road trip and to check all fluid levels including the oil. When I picked it up they confirmed this was done. The ...
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Priming fuel system from fuel tank?

Mechanic changed my Focus 2014`s diesel fuel filter, then because he didn't know the correct method to bleed the system, instead he pressurized the fuel tank with compressor. Car ran fine. But the ...
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Dodge Ramvan B250 starts after 10-15 seconds crank - where is the fuel?

I have a 1989 Dodge Ram Van B250 TBI 5.2L 318ci engine. It takes about 10-15 seconds of cranking to start the engine. After it gets hot sometimes it never starts. I'm getting afraid of taking it ...
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Fuel Pump Failures

I have a 2015 Hyundai Accent with 45,000kms. The tank fuel pump has failed twice and the high pressure fuel pump once. Anyone know what would cause such failures?
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Car shakes upon startup, dies. Other times gas pedal does not respond

I'm pretty uneducated when it comes cars but im hoping you guys can help me. I have a 99 Ford Ranger that upon startup (not every time) shakes extremely hard and then dies. Other times when driving I ...
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Any stable alternatives for Z22YH (GM Ecotec GDI engine) high pressure fuel pump?

the main problem with these pumps (part number 815049) are: 1. Expensive: about 400€ for a new one, very hard to find a working old one. 2. Membranes: the membranes used in these pumps get broken ...
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Four fuel pumps in one month?

Since December 25 of 2023 to date I have replaced four fuel filters in my Dodge 1500 hemi. I don’t understand why they keep failing. The last one literally lasted a week, no sorry wasn’t even a week ...
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My 1.4 corsa looses power and judders

I have a 2018 corsa with 89000 on it is just looses power when am driving like it’s going into limp mode but doesn’t. And when I’m at a stop it judders and cuts out but starts straight back up no ...
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Is an "engine bay" fuel pump substantially louder than an "in tank" one?

In the mechanics book I was reading, it says that one of the main reasons that fuel pumps were moved from being in the engine bay to in the tank was because the sound was much more muffled when ...
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Inline fuel pump loses prime only when engine is running

I'm working on a boat (malibu responise LX) with a small block chevy engine, EFI, and an inline fuel pump. After much diagnosis, I replaced the (inline) fuel pump on the premise that a seal had failed ...
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Royobi BP42 took off carb cleaned and new fuel lines now starts idols then shuts off but restarts again ould it be gasket where vacuum hole is

Removed carb cleaned reassembled with new fuel lines starts runs for awhile and dies but restarts gasket vacuum hole may be leaking
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Issue with fuel injection pump?

I had been driving a TATA Indica Vista quadrajet 1.3L turbocharged (diesel) yesterday over a total distance of around 250kms. We had like a few stops in between at 5 or 6 places. After stopping it ...
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2002 Ford Escape sputters at and accelerates slowly from stops

I ran two cans of sea foam through it. I replaced the fuel filter, I cleaned the MAF and idle air control, and I put a new air filter in it. All that made it a little better but the problem is still ...
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Does the electric fuel pump get damaged?

The lorry was working just fine, and suddenly it stopped on its own. We did the checks including wiring, and finally, we discovered that it was a blown fuse which was no longer supplying power to the ...
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2 fuel pumps dying due to electrical issues?

I bought a 95 240sx se as a project car with a blacktop sr swapped in it. I bought it knowing it didn't run. It cranks but no fuel pump prime. So I replaced the fuel pump and it started up. After ...
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Fuel pump on a Subaru Outback

Hello can anyone tell me where the fuel pump is located in a Subaru Outback 2003 model? Thank you in advance
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Fuel Pump efficiency and life span

Does the weight of petrol in your tank help Pump to work better by pushing against/through pump so the Pump not having to pump so hard the Petrol?
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