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I have replaced the fuel pump three times, is it an electrical problem

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There is an electrical fault inherent within. Have you tried a scan?

I recommend a scan this time around after replacing the fuel pump.

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Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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Could be electrical but most of the time the pump needs to be replaced with a gm pump.

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