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Fuel pump not working

The fuel pump in my 98 escort zx2 is not working. The Chilton's manual has no diagram for the wiring or relay. How do I tell if it is getting power?

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  • missyjarrad2 Oct 06, 2008

    the fuse is good

  • missyjarrad2 Oct 06, 2008

    Thank you

  • missyjarrad2 Oct 08, 2008

    no noise and the pump does not even get warm

  • Bookerlen Oct 28, 2008

    My daughters '98 Escort also will not start. We replaced the Fuel Pump with a reclaimed pump, but it didn't help. The Fuel Shut-off switch in the trunk is set. The pump does nothing when the car is cranked. I took the line off at the pump and not a drop comes out when the car is cranked. Is there a way to tell if it is getting power? Is there a relay that may be bad? She's a poor college student and I'm trying to help her out, but not sure what to do next! She can't afford much.

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Check the fule cut out switch located in trunk behind a marked panel

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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: fuse or fuel pump died

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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    nick helpap Oct 06, 2008

    cheak fuse

  • nick helpap
    nick helpap Oct 06, 2008

    most likely the pump is no good need new pump

  • nick helpap
    nick helpap Oct 06, 2008

    also when u turn over key a litte do iu here the clik that feul pump gives off thats ready to start clik sound

  • nick helpap
    nick helpap Oct 08, 2008

    bad feul pump change it

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