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2001 Chevy Silverado fuel pump

Has anyone ever heard of a cylinode being coroded, causing the fuel pump to go bad? The mechanic says that is the problem.

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  • melissa3175 Sep 19, 2008

    The mechanic just put the fuel pump on and the truck is running, but he says it will go bad again if the solenoid is not replaced. Do you know of anything else that could have made the fuel pump go bad or do they just go bad?

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Because of the high pressuse pump on these trucks
They require a lot of voltage and the electrical plug will
get hot and melt
causing the pump to quit

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He is pulling your string

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    yadayada Sep 19, 2008

    They do fail, but running the tank less than 1/4 full shortens there life due to being out of the gas(gas cools the pump) and running hot because of it.

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