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Oct
4
2018

How To Replace a Fuel Pump In A 1990's Full-Size Ford Bronco

The 1990’s era Ford EFI Bronco has the fuel pump located inside of the gas tank. When the fuel pump dies after years of use, it’s time to replace it. This repair is pretty...

Sep
19
2018

How To Replace a Fuel Pump In A 1998-1999 Ford Ranger

There’s two approaches to replacing a fuel pump in a 1998-1999 Ford Ranger. The first is to drop the tank out from the bottom, which is the more difficult approach. The easiest way is to...

Jul
4
2018

The 3 Most Common Fuel Pump Problems on 1987-1999 Chevy and GMC Trucks

Fuel pump failure is common among 1987-1999 Chevy and GMC trucks. Especially nowadays because these trucks are currently a couple decades old. If you suspect that the fuel pump in your Chevy or...

Jun
27
2018

Which Tools Are Needed to Replace A Fuel Pump?

Need to replace your fuel pump? Wondering if you can do it with the stuff you already have in your garage? Surprisingly, replacing a fuel pump requires only basic tools. The entire project...

Jun
21
2018

The 2 Most Common Fuel Pump Problems For 2003-2005 Chevy Cavaliers and Pontiac Sunfires

Are you having issues with the fuel pump in your Chevy Cavalier or Pontiac Sunfire? This part in 2003-2005 Cavaliers and Sunfires is prone to failure. The most common causes are: 1. Worn...

Mar
8
2018

How Much Does it Cost to Replace Your Fuel Pump?

When you have a failing fuel pump, the first question you may be asking is how much a replacement will cost. You came to the right place. Here, we’ll walk you through the process of...

Jan
4
2018

The Most Common Suzuki XL-7 Fuel System Problems

Have a hunch that your Suzuki XL-7’s fuel system isn’t quite right? Let’s see if we can help you pinpoint the problem by covering the two most common fuel system problems faced...

Dec
22
2017

The 2 Most Common Infiniti QX56 Fuel System Problems and How to Fix Them

Fuel system problems can be some of the most frustrating car issues you’ll experience. If you own an Infiniti QX56 with one of the following common fuel system problems, we’re going to...

Nov
16
2017

How To Clear A Clogged Fuel Line

A fuel line regulates the flow of fuel. Occasionally, a fuel line can get clogged up with rust and/or deposits from the gas tank. If you’re dealing with a clogged fuel line, it’s...

Nov
3
2017

How to Accurately Diagnose a Bad Fuel Gauge

Are you thinking you have a faulty fuel gauge, and you’re not sure where to start diagnosing the issue? We’ll help you identify the underlying reason(s) your fuel gauge is acting...

Oct
19
2017

Can You Rebuild an Electric Fuel Pump?

Wondering if you can rebuild an electric fuel pump? You’re not alone. Back in the ol’ days, before the first electric modern fuel pump was invented, rebuilding mechanical fuel pumps...

Oct
6
2017

How to Check Your Fuel Pump Voltage in 7 Steps

If your fuel pump has insufficient pressure and flow, don’t be so quick to throw it out. It doesn’t always mean that the pump is failing. It could just be underperforming due to low...

Sep
19
2017

How to Clean Your Fuel Tank

Your gas tank is dirtier than you think. It’s loaded with contaminants from: The fuel you put into it Dust/dirt in the air Corrosion of your car’s fuel system Most...

Sep
7
2017

How to Clean Your Fuel System Before Replacing Your Fuel Pump

Did you know that there are millions of particles floating around in your fuel tank? Most of these contaminants are harmless enough by themselves, but they can cause all sorts of fuel system...

Aug
17
2017

What You Need to Know About Replacing Your Chevy 5.7L Fuel Pump

A part of GM’s Gen III Small Block engine family, the 5.7L engine powers Corvettes, Camaros, Pontiac Firebirds, and other powerful GM cars. A 1999 Camaro SS, powered by a 5.7L...

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...