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While driveing vehicle lost power

Check all fuses, can,nt hear fuel pump engage, engine will turn over,vehicle will not run any computer test.

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GM cars use a fuel pump relay. It is a weak link on many year's GM cars and trucks.

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    Where is the Fuel Pump Relay located on the 2001 Chevy Tracker?

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You don't say if you have checked that the Fuel Pump is working.

1. You need to check that the fuel pump is operating and getting power.. Have someone turn on the ignition (but not start the engine) If you listen near the FP location you should hear the fuel pump run for 3 seconds and stop. If in doubt do this a couple of times until you can hear the pump run and stop.

2. If you cannot hear the pump running check the fuel system related fuses.

3. If the fuses are good check that the relay for the fuel pump you replaced is functioning. Have someone turn the ignition on and off a few times and listen for the click from the relay or put your finger on it.

4. As a final check have a simple fuel pressure test done on the fuel system if not done already. . If everything is running normally and you are getting good fuel pressure then the starting problem will be somewhere else.

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Hi, your fuel pump may be failing. You can check the pump by removing the clamp from where the fuel line attaches to the fuel rail. Pull the hose off to see if there is fuel pressure there. If no pressure, check to see if you can hear the pump coming on when you turn the key on. If the pump is coming on, it's probably bad, but you may want to try cahanging the filter before getting a new pump. If the pump is not coming on, try checking the pump fuse first, then try swapping the fuel pump relay to see if it will come on. Please get back to me if you have any questions, and thanks for using FixYa.

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I had the same problem and to my understanding blazers are known for their fuel pumps going out. You might hear the fuel pump engage but that doesn't mean it is putting out enough fuel pressure to keep the engine running. Your best bet is to have it towed to a local shop and let them run a pressure test to check and see if your getting enough fuel pressure or if your a big do it yourself type you can rent a pressure tester from auto zone or your local auto parts store. If you don't want to do that you can get a fuel pump for around 3 to 4 hundred dollars and replace it and see if that cures the problem.

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Quick safe way to check fuel pump. Put key in and turn to ON position listen for the pump to buzz or hum. Don't hear it its either the relay, pump or circuitry.
There are other tests but too envolved and dangerous to do. Bring vehicle to repair shop if you don't hear pump buzz. If it Buzzes them problem is either with spark or air.
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Put a fuel pressure guage on the test port on fuel rail. With fuel injected engines if pressure is too high or low car wont start.
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Fuses first.
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There should be a 2 second prime by the fuel pump. This prime by the fuel pump is standard for GM vehicles, and if it is not present a hard start is encountered. Turn the ignition to the run position and listen for the fuel pump operation. You may have to have an assistant listen at the fuel filler by installing a long slender funnel into the fuel inlet to the tank, remove the gas cap and insert the funnel, listen at the large end of the funnel to see if the pump can be heard running. Using the funnel acts like a megaphone and makes it easier to hear the pump. If the pump runs for 2 seconds after you turn the key to the run position (DO NOT attempt to start the engine during this test) and the engine doesn't start due to lack of fuel, check for an obstructed fuel filter. (Just change it, it's probably overdue for service anyway since everyone thinks it get changed during oil changes, but never really does.) If the pump doesn't run during prime interval, the computer may not be turning on the fuel pump relay, or the relay is defective. To check the relay, use another of the relays in the power distribution box to substitute for the suspect fuel pump relay and retest. Be sure to wait at least 30 seconds between key cycles since some systems have a delay timer built in to keep the pump from over running. Be sure the relay you sub into the fuel pump socket is identical to the one you remove and properly oriented in the socket. The engine will run following your manual prime because an additional set of contacts in the oil pressure switch will power up the fuel pump relay once proper oil pressure is achieved by an idling engine. If you find that the relay is not defective, but doesn't provide a priming impulse, the engine computer may have failed. DO NOT use a conventional test light with a filament type bulb to check any of the computer circuits that drive the fuel pump relay, or any other computer controlled circuits on an automobile ( or pickup) The driver circuits in a vehicle computer can be blow-out by over-current when using a conventional test light. You can use a high-impedance DVOM for testing safely.

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