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Fuel pump in a harley fatboy 02

Does a fuel pump run when it's out of the tank ? Should it whirr or something or does it need ground. it looks like i had alot of water in the tank, gas was a creamy color not sure who but WTF Is ther anyway to test a fuel pump short of putting it all back together.

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  • Fat02 Sep 27, 2008

    help please

  • Fat02 Sep 27, 2008

    I tested 12 v to the connector at the pump, it has a full 12.37 volts for about 2 seconds or so , the pump clicks but thats it any ideas ?

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Hello...
Q: does a fuel pump run when it's out of the tank ?
A: YES it should run when out of the tank, and it should make a whirring sound when a complete circuit is formed, that means Power IN to the unit from the battery, and then Grounded back to the battery.

If it only clicks, then the pump is stuck/jammed, and you should be looking at getting a new pump.

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