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1999 Saturn SL2 DOHC Engine - Fuel pump not pumping fuel.

Got into my Saturn SL2 and it would not crank. No fuel was being pumped by the fuel pump (180,000 miles - original fuel pump). Checked fuses -- ok, replaced the fuel pump and fuel filter. Fuel pump is still not pumping fuel. Hi All.  I have the same problem Some days, my car cranks fine and starts up just fine.  Some days, it cranks but won't start. Fuel filter has been replaced. Fuel pump can be heard pumping fuel when it cranks fine. Fuel pump can not be heard when it cranks but won't start. Help! Is the fuel pump going bad or could it be the fuel pump relays or the fly valve?

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  • AngryKitty May 12, 2009

    Is replacing the ECM easy?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Okay so I have a 1999 lexus gs300 and the car died while it was on and in park then I try to start it up and it cranks but does not start so then I replaced the fuel pump and still the same problem so what can I do now

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Hit a log in road car will not start replaced fuel pump fuse it was bad does it have a reset anywhere on car 2003 sabb 9s

  • Luke Smith
    Luke Smith Dec 09, 2016

    I'm sorry to hear about the problem you're experiencing with your fuel pump. I would imagine there are places online where you could look up replacement fuel pump modules, or even a new pump itself. I am not an expert in auto repair at all, but I imagine this could be a good place to start.



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Replace engine control module

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  • michael wiggins May 13, 2009

    it is easy to replace an ECM!

  • Crystal Morrison
    Crystal Morrison May 01, 2012

    could you tell me where to find that?


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SOURCE: 1999 Saturn SL2 DOHC Engine - Fuel pump not pumping fuel.

The Saturn Fuel pump relay and fuse is located undar the panes on the passenger side of the center console near the passengers left foot there are two relays there that look identical one is fuel pump relay. Just switch them around they are bot the same and see if the fuel pump runs now also the fuel pump fuse is in there i can't send diaagrams on fixya because their program will not let them go through if you need one email me at Please give me a fixya rating if this information is helpful to you

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