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I had the same problem just last week. It turned out to be the idle
regulator. Every time the IR got hot it would blow the fuse.
You can drive the car without it attached but get it fixed asap. Got one
for $40 from a spare parts place ($200 brand new) and my mechanic mate
changed it for me (looked easy enough to do it yourself). Good luck.
If your making payments and you don't have a long and successful career or hobby diagnosing vehicle issues, turn it in.
You made a financial error out of the gate. Paying $420 a month on an item, that depreciates every day. Very few people can afford that life style. Buy a vehicle you can pay in full, in cash,and work your way up over the years.
Fuel pumps last, three or four years at least, to as much as my last one,18 years.
I personally don't believe you had three bad pumps. I hope the dealer wasn't your life line all this time. Find a good shop close to home, for your next vehicle,before you need one. Forget the dealers.
Tough choice but at the moment without a car payment, unless you have a bundle of cash repairing an old car is still more cost effective with high gas prices than buying a new car or any car with a payment. If you pay say 200 dollars a month in a car payment you could use that to fix your car. If you just need a reason to get rid of it, put up a for sale sign get some cash and find something newer.
Verify (test) the battery is good/charged. Verify good, clean cable connections (positive & negative, correct polarity). Inspect positive and negative cables for loosness (positive cable condition to starter connection - clean/tight) negative cable condition to ground connection clean/tight). Replace/repair/clean/tighten cable(s) as needed. Did you remove/disconnect any components from the engine when you replaced the battery? If so, did you remember to put/reconnect them back?
Pay $20 and have a mechanic go take a look at the car- if you have a good mechanic, they will gladly go (for compensation of course) and give you an estimate based on a looksee and the comments of the dealer.
Than you can access the total price and value to determine if it suits you.
Besides cash, you can also tell the mechanic that you'll use him exclusively for service in the future.