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Jun
15
2017

5 Ways to Protect Your Car From Gas Thieves

Fuel is such a valuable resource that people steal it. We’re not talking about elaborate heists pulled off by terrorists or even pump-and-runners making it out of gas stations without...

May
18
2017

Is Your Fuel Pump Buzzing? Here's What You Need to Know

A buzzing or humming sound coming from the fuel tank area of your vehicle is typically a tell-tale sign of a failing fuel pump. However, a buzzing sound by itself doesn't indicate an imminent...

Apr
20
2017

Just Filled Up? Here Are 7 Ways to Get the Most Mileage From Your Tank

Mohammad Ali might as well have been talking about fuel economy when he said "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." Because when it comes to making every gallon count in your gas tank,...

Mar
16
2017

Does My Late 80s F-150 Need a New Fuel Tank Sending Unit?

The fuel tank sending unit on a vehicle, including a Ford F-150, is a simple but relatively delicate item. The sending unit works by using varying levels of electrical resistance to a small charge...

Feb
3
2017

Mercury Cougar Fuel Pump Replacement - How to Save

One Mercury Cougar owner from Orland Hill, IL said they had to have their fuel pump changed along with some other fuel-related issues. Another from Indianapolis had to replace their fuel pump...

Jan
8
2017

Fuel Pump Failure Symptoms

If cars could talk like KITT from the show Knight Rider , we'd have no problem diagnosing fuel pump issues. Instead of pulling engine codes or reading sensors, you could just say, "Hey Car,...

Jan
2
2017

Ford Thunderbird Fuel Pump Replacements - Costs and How to Save

The Ford Thunderbird is legendary. As Ford's first foray into the luxury segment, the T-Bird set a standard for the sport coupe that other automakers would follow. Despite its pioneering...

Oct
20
2016

What Does It Cost To Replace a Fuel Pump?

As a broad range, fuel pump replacement for any vehicle can cost anywhere from $50 to $700, depending on the vehicle, the geographic location, and the choice of mechanic. Below, you’ll find...

Oct
16
2016

Does Your Fuel Pump Keep Failing? Here's What You Need To Check

There are a handful of reasons for fuel pump failure that are not related to the pump itself, especially if the failures are chronic. Because the factory fuel pumps on most modern vehicles are...

Sep
15
2016

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Fuel Pump Last

The best way to keep from having to replace your fuel pump - a pretty big expense - is to maintain it. Most fuel pumps are made to last a vehicle's lifetime. If you do the essentials: Keep...

Aug
31
2016

Ford Ranger/Mazda B Series Fuel Pump Replacement Costs - How to Save

The 1997 Mazda B2300 is one of the models known to suffer from fuel pump issues. The Ford Ranger/Mazda B Series are classics in the small truck market. From 1983 to 2012, the Ford Ranger...

Aug
23
2016

Figuring Out if a Fuel Pump is Going Bad

If your fuel pump stops working, your car will stop moving, plain and simple. As an essential component of any vehicle with an internal combustion engine, it's important to know the signs of...