Tag Archives: Fuel Pump

A bad fuel pump can cause your car or truck to be hard starting, or not start at all. Read through our growing auto repair question and answer lists.


2005 Chevy Silverado Cutting Out Loses Power

Iv got a issue with my 05 Chevy Silverado 2500. It’s got the 6.0. It will run fine for a few minutes then all of a sudden it starts cutting out, loses all power, and acts like it wants to stall. Iv changed the exhaust manifold because there was a crack and I thought maybe…

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Chevy S10 pickup truck wont start

My truck started up when backed up to leave it died and will not start. I think it may be the fuel pump because I tried and tried and I never smelled any gas at all. Anyway it is stuck at this store parking lot and I had drove about 4 miles to that store…

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Jeep Cherokee No Fuel Pressure – Clicking In Dash

I have a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited V8 and I’m hearing a clicking/turning noise from the dash and in the console where the heat/ac is. I’m not sure exactly where it is coming from but if someone could tell me what the problem maybe please let me know! Thank you. Sounds like one of…

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1500 GMC Has Fuel Pressure But Won’t Start

I have a 1994 GMC S1500 4.3 I t would shut down on me I was able several times to restart with either I replaced fuel filter fuel pump i and even ran direct power to the pump with an on/off switch the truck ran about 10 miles perfect than shut down like it had…

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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Starts And Stalls

I have a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with 3.4 Liter engine. I have had all kinds of starting issues…..First it would only start on the 2nd try for quite a while. I replaced the fuel filter, fuel pump, crank sensor. Finally got where it would not start at all. I broke down and took it…

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Has A Very High Idle

2002 Chevy Malibu w/3.4L idles @3,000 rpm. The TPS, PCV, fuel filter, fuel pump assembly, and charcoal canister was replaced after vacuum hoses were repaired. What else could cause this problem? Well really the only thing that will do that would be a bad throttle position sensor, or a major vacuum leak. A stuck open…

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Stalls and Low Coolant Light

1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP low coolant light. It has a new fuel pump, fuel filter, ignition module. The car shuts down at speed without warning.  Twice in three days.  The same thing happened both times: The Low Coolant light is always on – this week, when it shut off like it is supposed to,(a minute…

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1995 Buick Regal Rough Idle

I have a 1995 Buick Regal. All of a sudden it seems to load up on fuel rough idle, have put new fuel pump in and didn’t help. has to be primed to get started once it runs its fine unless you shut if off then it has to be primed again before it will…

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Chevrolet S-10 Truck Starting Problems Answered

1994 Chevrolet S-10 4.3 tbi. I never get the signal to turn on the fuel pump or fire the injectors but if i poor gas in the intake once the truck starts it runs fine. Any ideas ? I have replaced the fuel pump relay oil pressure switch and computer. ProTech: If you’re not getting a…

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2001 Oldsmobile Bravada Is Hard To Start

I have a 2001 Olds Bravada and have a hard time getting it started. What I usually have to do is turn the key on an off about 3-4 times before I actually try to turn it over. It will usually turnover on the second try. What could be causing this starting problem? ProTech: Probably…

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Can I Replace The Fuel Sender Without Removing The Tank?

How do I replace the Fuel Gauge Sensor in a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix? ProTech: You have to remove the gas tank and fuel pump assembly to replace the fuel level sensor. I can get to the fuel pump w/out dropping the fuel tank.. Can I do it that way? Do you mean through the…

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Should I Use Factory Repacement Parts in my Car?

A lot of people are under the assumption that parts are parts, and getting the lowest price on a certain part for your vehicle is key in deciding what or where to buy. This is about as far from the truth as possible. As a rule of thumb, and as many cases in life agree,…

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