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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.

Fuel pumps are designed to withstand the stresses of pumping gasoline and/or diesel. Fuel pumps are designed with safety components to prevent the discharge of static electricity frequently associated with the pumping of fluids.

Image of an electric fuel pump

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