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I have 2000 Kia spectra. It shut off while ideling. I have changed the fuel pump and checked fuses/relays. We used a insulated wire and ran it from the battery to the fuel pump relay fuse socket in the fuse box and we could hear the pump running. The relays are not getting power from the fuse box.....HELP! Do I need a new EGI?

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  • mbeazer3 Jan 08, 2013

    EGI is the main amp that supplies the power to the fuel pump relay...

  • montehammons Jan 08, 2013

    OK. If the relay terminal is not getting power, that may be the problem.

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You need to troubleshoot the relay and terminals. First try a different relay. Another relay in your car may be same part number relay as you pump relay, so check for that. Swap in a known good relay and try it.
If no help, look at relay. Is it 4 terminal or 5 terminal? If 4 terminal, easier to check. One terminal will be your power source, and hot at all times, so check for that-use your jumper wire (if no testlight or voltmeter), stick end in terminal and just touch metal, looking for spark indicating power. If no terminal has power, maybe only hot with key on, so turn key on and check for power. If no power, the feed from battery to fuse block is lost. If you have one power source, another terminal will be to the pump, the one you turned pump on with. Terminals 3 and 4 will be the signaling source to turn relay on through coil side of relay, and a terminal to ground, also on the coil side of relay. If you have constant power on one terminal, check for the signaling power. When the car is cranking over, the signal terminal should be hot-the signal will be coming from engine computer. So when cranking, relay socket should have two hot terminals. If you don't have two, you're right, relay is not getting correct power to the fuse block. BTW, don't use jumper wire to check for signaling source, use a testlight. Don't want to cause spark from computer wire.
What is EGI? Not familiar with that.

Posted on Jan 07, 2013

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try to locate the fuel pump relay. the pump should be turned on by the relay controlled by the computer. If you can't find the relay, to your local parts store, sometimes they have a component locator and can tell you exactly where it is.

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SOURCE: fuel pump was intermittent now just dont hear it come on anymore.

are they good in the way that your getting power with a test light or volt meter?? if you are getting 12 volts with the ignition on or if you can actually hear the fuel pump relay clicking then its probably the pump itself or the wiring from the relay back to the pump. see if you can get at the wiring at the gas tank and try for voltage there with the ignition on if you get voltage then you have pump problems for sure

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