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Fuel pump Chevy 1997 Silverado

Fuel pump keeps burning out what could be the culprit?

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More details please. Works how long before burning out ? Check voltage to pump, make sure good ground, make sure screen & filter are clean, make sure no blockages or restrictions in line from pump to engine.

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