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For about a week i had to turn key off and on several times in order to start. leaning towards fuel pump; hear clicks no hum when i turn key on, checked shut off and it is not tripped; hear click comi

When you turn on key on is the pump suppose to hum or just click ; I also checked shut off switch and it was not tripped

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    d Hinton Nov 28, 2013

    when i am saying clicks i am talking about in gas tank.

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That's it, that's the definitive answer-it clicks in the tank? The pump is bad, and will need replacing. It should turn on for about 2 seconds to pressurize the fuel line and system with key on-that is the hum you refer to.

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