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Fuel pump not working

Fuel pump stopped working and I replaced that and checked all wiring connections and changed the fuel pump relay. Still doesn't work. Any suggestions?

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  • dsloan12001 Nov 01, 2008

    it does not start and no extra wires

  • dsloan12001 Nov 01, 2008

    it does not

  • dsloan12001 Nov 02, 2008

    yes the oil is fine

  • butch welch May 11, 2010

    Can you idenify the wires coming to the relay. Do you know which one goes to the pump. I dont know you knowledge about cars but can you get a hot wire and connect it to the wire going to the pump. We are almost down to a blown fuse..

  • butch welch May 11, 2010

    When you turn the key on you should hear or feel the relay pull in.

  • butch welch May 11, 2010

    Does it start and do you have an extra red wire hanging out of your fuel pump relay.


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We will solve this problem tommorrow even if I have to buy a manual.

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  • butch welch Nov 02, 2008

    oh yah, I would like you to crank the engine continiously for about 30 seconds to build oil pressure, just to see if it will start after the oil pressure builds some. Have you checked the oil.

  • butch welch Nov 02, 2008

    Did you crank it for 30 seconds.How do we know that the first fuel pump was bad. how do we know that it is a fuel problem.. See you tomorrow. *****


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