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No power in fuel pump wiring

I replaced my sending unit on my 95 ranger and i put everything back together there was no power going to the fuel pump. I checked all relays and fuses and they were all good. I also checked the emergency shutoff switch and reset it and still nothing. Then I tested to see if there was any power at the emergency shutoff switch and there is none, I tested the fuel pump and it works fine, I i also tested the wire from the emegency shutoff to the fuel pump and there is no problem. You have any solutions?

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    Daniel Arellano May 11, 2010

    How did you test the fuel pump ? If you removed it and placed current on it , it is not the same . It is still very likely the fuel pump.



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If you have the ignition in the on position remeber the fuel pump only runs for a couple of seconds unless the car is activley being started

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Perhaps you did not get the wires plugged back together properly. Or, perhaps you damaged the sending unit in the tank when you had it apart.

Or, perhaps you accidentally blew the fuse for it when you were changing the pump, or you have pinched some wires when you put it back together, causing a short, and the guage not to work.

You will have to find out if it is plugged in properly, with no pinched/cut wires, and check to see that there is power going to the gauge.

If there is power going to the guage, and it still doesn't work, then you will have to repair the sending unit in the tank.

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