Does Passlock disable fuel pump?
The factory Passlock anti-theft system immobilizes our cars by simply disabling the fuel pump from running. No fuel pressure = no car stealing. Check your car this way; use the remote keyfob to LOCK the car and observe the speedo or tach for the security indicator to start flashing or turn on.
What should I do if my fuel pump is bad?
You should have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and test the hard start to see if the pump is bad or there is another issue like a pressure regulator not holding pressure. The pump is most common and should be replaced with a new fuel filter at the same time.
Why does my fuel pump not start when primed?
Q: Trouble starting unless I prime the fuel pump, turn off key and then prime again and start it. Trouble starting engine, I have to switch to “on” wait a few seconds, then back to “on” then finally turn the key to start engine. If I try to start normally, it would hold the idle and dies after a couple seconds or doesn’t crank over at all.
What does a check valve do on a fuel pump?
The fuel pump has a check valve built into it that is supposed to keep pressure to the injection system when you shut down and vehicle sits. If the pressure drops then the pump has to prime the system to bring the pressure high enough to start and run the engine.
Can a clogged fuel filter be fuel related?
Thank Andrew. If the fuel pump has been replaced and your issue is still fuel related you may have a clogged fuel filter or malfunctioning fuel injectors. If all of these parts are known to be functioning properly the issue is likely not fuel related.
What to do if your fuel pump wont start?
For future reference, I had this same problem when replacing the fuel pump on my 2002 s10 4.3L. Searched forever for an answer. It turns out that in order to remove the bed of the truck, you must disconnect the ground for the fuel pump, which attaches in the rear on the drivers side.
Why does my son’s GMC Sonoma not start?
I have a huge favor and I’m stuck my son has a 2003 gmc Sonoma pulled into our driveway went to start it back up it would not start checked everything and it seem to be the fuel pump so we purchased a new fuel pump and we still can’t get it to start we have replaced the control module and it still won’t start any buddy have any ideas
Where does the gas go after a fuel pump replacement?
IT SAID GRAY FROM MY OLD HARNESS GOES TO THE SMALL BLACK WIRE TO NEW HARNESS WHICH WAS WRONG !! SO WHEN I REWIRED IT GRAY TO GRAY ! IT PUMPED GAS RIGHT THRU THE FUEL LINE GOING TO THE FUEL FILTER LINE RIGHT AWAY !!
How to troubleshoot a no start GM 4.3L pick up?
Testing a Cranks but Does Not Start condition on your GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L pick up, van or SUV is not that hard to do, if you have a solid diagnostic strategy. In this article I’ll show you the basics of testing such a problem.