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No fuel coming out of fuel pump, replaced w/new pump,now it humms but still too long

No fuel from pump, swapped relays,fuses, and replace pump. Now pump humms, but still no fuel comming out of tank 2002 merc cougar v6

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    have u checked the fuel pressure? there is a pressure test port on the top of the engine in the rail that supplies fuel to the injectors, also have you checked the fuel pump cutoff switch?

  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Did you replace the fuel filter?



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There is usually a screen strainer inside fuel tank. This is to pick up big stuff inside tank and keep it from entering fuel lines. If someone was messing with you and dropped like a glove or piece of cloth into the fuel tank it would float around and eventually get caught against the screen and would keep gas from being sucked out of the tank. This is one possibility to consider.

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