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My fuel pump quit so I bought a new one but the new one still does not work. I checked the fuel pump fuse. Is there anything else I can check

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  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    firing number 1and 4 plug only

  • woodsy_who Feb 20, 2009

    i have this same problem,

    i changed the fuel pump it drove for about 5 mins and now it wont start


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The fuel pump relay, i dont know where it is on your beamer but track it down and replace it and go from there. hpe this helps.

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