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2005 GRAND AM v6 My car at times will not start. I changed the fuel filter without fixing the problem. That day I got in the car and listened for the fuel pump to sound at the turning of the ignition key. I noticed that about every tenth time the fuel pump would not sound and subsequently the car would not start. It will start when I hear the fuel pump. Will a relay do this or should I go directly to changing the fuel pump. The fuel pump has 50,000 miles on it. Thank You. Tim

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When you are testing and it gets to the no start would check the pigatil at the pump for power.This way you can either condemn the fuel pump or see if it is an electrical issue of losing power intermittently. Another thing you can try is swapping a similar relay just to see if the relay may cure the issue.Just pay attention to which relays you swap out. If neccessary should be able to get a wiring diagram for you.Let me know will be glad to assist further in needed.

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  • daxrebel182 Dec 28, 2010

    Hey I just got this same issue! My car is doing the same thing! All of us sudden, my car did not start... like if it is not getting any gas. It sounds and sounds like it wants to start and nothing. Where would the fuel filter be located? and where is the fuel pump located? Please help me out guys!

  • hd97322 Feb 08, 2011

    My car did the same thing. Had a mechanic hook it up and said it wasn't the fuel pump or relays( I tried switching them

  • Kilipomo May 30, 2011

    I've got the same problem. I changed the fuel filter butthe pump still runs and no start. Is there a fuse for the injectors? I need a wiring diagram!!

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