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Fuel pump is not working.

I'm trying to find out if this car has a fuel safety shut off in the trunk like most newer cars. Also if I can get to the fuel pump by removing the back seat like most newer cars? I have power at the relay & after relay but can't get to fuel pump yet without removing tank. Hoping to not have to do so... Want to be 100% sure fuel pump is bad before replacing. Fuel pump for this car is $140.00

Any info would be most helpful!
- Dale

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All you have to do is lift the back seat up to see if access panel is there, if not then you have to drop the tank. Fuel switch if it has one would be located on the back qtr panels in the trunk, move the plastic panels or rug from the side panels. More than likely if there is one it would be on the left. If not then connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and turn the switch to on or try to get someone to crank the car, read the guage. Pressure should be around 40 psi. If no pressure then eather the connecters to the pump is loose or the pump is bad. In that situation if there is no access panel under the back seat, then you have to remove the tank.

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Nope. There is no Easy way to get to it. You need to Drop the Tank. It is your Fuel Pump also.

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