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My 95 bmw316i keeps blowing fuse not sure if its

My 95 bmw316i keeps blowing fuse for fuel pump not sure if its fuel pump or something else

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Sounds like a live wire short. Check all cabling from fuse, motor and switch.look for open or damaged cable insulation.
Remove wire harnass from switch and fuelpump and see if fuse still blows, then definite short. If not connect switch only and see if fuse is still intact If so connect fuelpump. If fuse blows then defenitly pump

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Yor fuel pump is more likely to be defective and this can checked by connecting a mulitimeter and checking the current draw on operation should not exceed 3 amps

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    STANLEY MILLER Jul 28, 2009

    Check your current draw on the fuel pump it should be not more 3 amps as the pump will cause the fuse to blow.

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