Would the car needing a new fuel pump cause the car to not run?

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yes if you need new fuel pump, the engine is not getting fuel. therefore no fuel equals engine wont run

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The year, make and model would help but, check the wiring for damage, check for loose grounds and connections, the fuel pump fuse and relay.

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What would cause a fuel pump not to get power?

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Can a bad fuel pump relay cause car not to start?

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What would cause fuel injectors not to work?

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What would cause a car to run hot?

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Will a car run with a bad fuel pump relay?

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What can cause a fuel pump to stop working?

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it is wasted as heat and causes pollution basically

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What causes a fuel injected motor to run extremely rich?

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What would cause your car to run hot?

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I have a 98 Catalac catera and put a new fuel pump on but it still stops on me what would cause this?

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What causes fuel injectors not to open?

Engine Will Not Start-The most likely cause is that the fuel injectors are probably not opening.The PCM uses the trigger signal from the crankshaft position sensor, and/or camshaft position sensor to pulse the injectors.When you turn on the key the injectors should receive battery voltage.

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Do you have to reset the computer after installing a new fuel pump?

no you dont have to reset the computer after changing the fuel pump

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What fuse would cause my car not to start?

A blown fuse in the starter circuit could be the cause of a no-start problem.Broken or corroded wiring - Damaged or dirty wires to the battery or to the starter solenoid (or wires that are loose) can prevent sufficient power from reaching the starter.

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What would cause my car to not shift gears?

Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into the valve body to engage the correct gear.When this is faulty or not working properly, this can cause a delay in gear shifting or in some cases cause the car to not sh...

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What would cause my car to not start right away?

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Can fuel filter cause car not to start?

Yes, if it is clogged.

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What causes a truck to not stay running?

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Do you need a special tool to replace the fuel pump relay switch?

A typical fuel pump relay should pull straight out with your fingers.

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What would cause a new alternator to fail?

Bad diodes are a common cause of alternator failure.The diodes are part of the rectifier assembly that converts the alternator's AC output to DC.A leaky diode also can allow current to drain out of the battery through the alternator when the vehicle is not being driven.

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What causes fuel pump relay to click over and over?

Fuel tank empty or air block in fuel pipe

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Can ignition switch cause no power to fuel pump?

Car not starting If the relay fails it will cut off power to fuel pump and ignition system, which will result in a no power, and therefore no start condition.

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What causes car not to get fire or fuel?

A car will never need fire to start. But it will always require fuel.

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What causes the fuel gauge not to work?

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Why would a car run and when you take the fuel pump off and replace the seal and put it back on correctly it doesnt start anymore. its not getting fuel for some reason?

I can think of a couple possibilities. First, is the obvious, is the pump still coming on? Can you here it hum when you first turn the key on? If not, then the connection has failed, maybe a fuse. Next could be that if the hose before the pump has a crack or is loose, in the tank, it will suck ai...

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Will two fuel filters coming from the fuel tank before the fuel pump cause fuel starvation?

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Why does the fuel pump run with the ignition off?

The fuel pump keeps running with the ignition off because it needs to be replaced. ?æThere could possibly be something wrong with the wiring.

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Why am I not getting power to my fuel pump?

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