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Bad Fuel Pump?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by VTECPOWER, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. VTECPOWER

    VTECPOWER Senior Member

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    So, i think my fuel pump is fried, changed main relay, all fuses are good, dont hear the "whine" when the key is on the on position. I think it may have gotten fried when i was extending the wires for my map sensor to use a map sensor mounted on the throttle body on my skunk2, i was re-wiring it when i lost a wire and it touched the positive terminal of the battery, causing a spark.
    Is there any other ideas of things to check first?
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Take out your pump, dump it in a bucket of oil, wire it up and turn it on..
     
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    Is there any way to test it electrically?
     
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    12v dc and ground?
     
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    My dad checked some things online thismorning and we will check out a few things electrically before going and replacing this bastard.
     
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    look for the possitive wire on the pump harness and just tap it and run 12v to it.... it should turn on with out a ground...its grounded on the pump housing in the tank...
     
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    With mine, someone did something, and it's grounded to the chassis, theres a wire nut near the housing in the interior, and a wire runs to a bolt for a ground.
     
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    okay just tap into the positive wire on the harness....and it should turn on if not....do the oil thing...never heard of it but try it
     
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    So just run the positive wire on the fuel pump to a 12v source. Thanks.
     
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    this might be a stupid question but if u touched the positive terminal and seen a spark and now ur pump doesnt run did u check the main battery fuse to see if its blown. if u already have disregard and listen to those guys
     
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    Ive checked all the fuses, my ecu is fried, ordered a new one, because the led light stays on, and you can see where the solders are broken.
     
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    ouch...sounds painful.
     
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    Yup, $140 painful, pr3 should b in today.
     
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    Got the pr3 today, fixed an exhaust leak, :thumbsup: all good now!
     
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