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Fuel pump fuse in wiring location

Car want start isn't getting gas to the carb thinking fuel pump, right. Well checked everything but the fuel pump fuse in the wiring most cars have them in the wiring but i cant locate where this one is any clue

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The fuel pump fuse is in one of the fuse boxes. there are 2 one in the car and the other under the hood.
when the key is turned to ignition,you should hear the pump turn on in the tank for a couple seconds.
with the key in the ignition setting,have someone bang on the fuel tank with a 2 by 4 . if the pump is bad,it may start up and run.

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