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I believe my fuel pump went bad, I was driving down the road and the truck seemed like it was losing fuel. After it died i couldn't ever get it to start again. I bought a "used" pump from someone for a deal, not sure if it works or not. After buying the "used" pump I found that my "prime" fuse was blown. I changed the fuse and pump and still nothing. What could cause the "prime" fuse to blow? The "used" fuel pump doesn't whine like I had been told it would. HELP!!!

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A locked up fuel pump would blow the fuse. also check at the fuel rail to see if the pump is working. it may have been a clogged line that burned up the first pump which in-turn burned the fuse.

and if there is/was a clog then it probably clogged the injectors as well, if fuel is making it to the injectors then you might try running a high quality fuel system / injector cleaner. I hope this helps.

good luck

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